The faerie queen: The shepheards calendar: together with the other works of England's arch-poet, Edm. Spenser: collected into one volume and carefully corrected
|Title||The faerie queen: The shepheards calendar: together with the other works of England's arch-poet, Edm. Spenser: collected into one volume and carefully corrected |
|Detail Depicted||Printing -- Decorative elements -- Head and tail pieces (Leaf [superscript 3]A2) |
|Uniform Title||Faerie queene |
|Creator/Author||Part 1: Edm. Spenser (on title page); |
Part 2: By Ed. Spenser (on title page, leaf Q5 recto)
[Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599]
|Publisher||Part 1: Printed by H.L. for Mathew Lownes (on title page); |
Part 2: Imprinted at London for Mathew Lownes (on title page, leaf R1)
[Lownes, Matthew, d. 1625]
|Place of Publication||Imprinted at London (on title page of the second part, page  ) [England--London] |
|Date of Publication||Part 1: Anno Dom. 1611|
Part 2: 1609
Colophon date 1609 on 2I3 verso of seventh book.
|Subjects (LCSH)||Knights and knighthood--Poetry|
English poetry--Early modern, 1500-1700
Early printed books--1601-1700 (17th century)
|Bibliographic Elements||1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 28 cm |
|Printing Method||Letterpress on handmade laid paper |
|Printer||Part 1: Printed by H.L. for Mathew Lownes (on title page); |
Part 2: Imprinted at London for Mathew Lownes (on title page, leaf Q5)
[Lownes, Humfrey, d. 1629]
|Image Production Process||Woodcuts|
|Binding||Bound in contemporary plain calf with simple blind tooled rule. |
Rebacked in 19th century.
Gold tooled decoration on spine.
Sewing cannot be determined.
Endsheets replaced. All edges trimmed.
|General Notes||Signatures: (fol): A[superscript 6] (-A1, + chi 2, (par.) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) B-Y[superscript 6] 2A-2H[superscript 6] 2I[superscript 4](-I4), [superscript 2]A-E[superscript 6] F[superscript 4] (-F4), [superscript 3]A[superscript 6] B[superscript 6] (-B1.6) C-L[superscript 6] M[superscript 2] [$4 (-2I3, [superscript 2]A4, B4, C4, D4, E4, [superscript 3]A4, B4, C4, D4, E4, F4, G4, H4, I4, K4, L4) signed]; 294 leaves, pp.  1-121  123-185 [186-188] 189-245  247-363 ,  1-56, |
Woodcut headpieces, tailpieces, and historiated printer's initials.
Colophon on p.  illustrates broken woodblock.
Running heads. Running titles of the Fourth Booke are printed "THE FIFT BOOKE OF" on pages 228, 232, 234, 238.
|Previous Owners||Frederick Morgan Padelford bookplate on front pastedown endsheet.|
Chas. Wheeler written on title page.
Richard Lee written on title page.
Lady Looke her book...1647 written on page 69.
|Digital Collection||Historical Book Arts Collection |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Special Collections |
|Call Number||SpecColl Rare Books 821 Sp3f 1611 c.3 |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned in RGB color using an Olympus C-2000 Zoom digital camera and saved in.jpg format and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2003 |
|Content||Engraved t.p.; To the most high, mightie, and magnificent emperesse…Elizabeth; A letter of the authors… to the right noble and valorous, Sir Walter Raleigh; A vision upon this conceit of the Faery Queene (poem); To the learned Shepheard (poem); poems to Sir Christopher Hatton, the Lo. Burleigh, the Earle of Oxenford, the Earle of Northumberland, the Earle of Cumberland, the Earle of Essex, the Earle of Ormond and Ossorie, and the Lo. Ch. Howard; The First-Seaventh Bookes of the Faery Qveene; The shepheards calendar t.p.; To his booke; The epistle; The argument; the 12 months of the calendar; Colin Clovts come home againe t.p.; dedication to Sir Walter Raleigh; Colin Clovts (poem); The mourning muse of Thestylis; A pastorall aeglogue upon the death of Sir Philip Sidney, Knight, &c.; An epitaph upon the right honourable Sir Philip Sidney, Knight; An other of the same; Prothalamion or a spousall verse t.p.; Prothalamion poem; Amoretti and Epithalamion t.p.; Amoretti sonnets; Epithalamion t.p.; Epithalamion poem; Fovre hymnes t.p.; dedication to the Countesse of Cumberland and the Countesse of Warwicke; An hymne, in honour of loue; An hymne, in honour of beautie; An hymne, of heauenly loue; An hymne, of heauenlie beautie; Daphnaida elegie t.p.; dedication to the Marquesse of North-hampton; Daphnaida (poem); Complaints containing sundry small poemes of the worlds vanitie t.p.; A note of the sundry poemes contained in this volume; dedication to the Countesse of Pembrooke; The printer to the gentle reader; The rvines of time (poem); The teares of the mvses t.p.; dedication to the Ladie Strange; The teares of the mvses (poem); Virgils gnat dedication to the Earle of Leicester, deceased; Virgils gnat (poem); The ruines of Rome: by Bellay (poem); Mviopotmos, or The fate of the butterfly t.p.; dedication to the Lady Carey; Mviopotmos (poem); Visions of the worlds vanitie; The visions of Bellay (poem); The visions of Petrarch, formerlie translated (poem). |
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