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Reliquiæ Wottonianæ. Or, A collection of lives, letters, poems; with characters of sundry personages: and other incomparable pieces of language and art. By the curious pencil of the ever memorable Sr Henry Wotton Kt, late provost of Eton Colledge.  The second edition with large additions. by  Izaak (ed.)  Henry (1568-1639); Walton - Hardcover - 1654 - from Lyppard Books (SKU: 000602)

Reliquiæ Wottonianæ. Or, A collection of lives, letters, poems; with characters of sundry personages: and other incomparable pieces of language and art. By the curious pencil of the ever memorable Sr Henry Wotton Kt, late provost of Eton Colledge. The second edition with large additions.

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Reliquiæ Wottonianæ. Or, A collection of lives, letters, poems; with characters of sundry personages: and other incomparable pieces of language and art. By the curious pencil of the ever memorable Sr Henry Wotton Kt, late provost of Eton Colledge. The second edition with large additions.

by Wotton, Henry (1568-1639); Walton, Izaak (ed.)

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London: London: printed by Thomas Maxey, for R. Marriot, G. Bedel, and T. Garthwait, 1654. Full leather. Very Good. Lombart, P. Second edition; 12mo; [8], 515pp, complete with portrait frontispiece and 3 leaves of plates. In recent period-style blind-panelled full calf with five raised spine bands and gilt lettered label to second compartment, very occasional unobtrusive spots and stains otherwise an unmarked clean copy. This celebrated posthumous collection includes Izaak Walton's life of Wotton, Wotton's lives of Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex and George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham; "The difference and disparity between the estates and conditions of George Duke of Buckingham, and Robert Earl of Essex" (actually by Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon), "A panegyrick to King Charls" (with separate dated title page); "The election of the new Duke of Venice, after the death of Giovanni Bembo"; "The elements of architecture"; "A philosophicall surveigh of education, or Moral architecture"; "The great action between Pompey and Cæsar"; "A meditation upon Christmas-day"; and "Poems found among the papers of S.H. Wotton", including a verse on angling contemporaneous with Walton's Compleat Angler. A very attractive copy. ESTC R38765.

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Title
Reliquiæ Wottonianæ. Or, A collection of lives, letters, poems; with characters of sundry personages: and other incomparable pieces of language and art. By the curious pencil of the ever memorable Sr Henry Wotton Kt, late provost of Eton Colledge. The second edition with large additions.
Author
Wotton, Henry (1568-1639); Walton, Izaak (ed.)
Illustrator
Lombart, P
Format/binding
Full leather
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
London: printed by Thomas Maxey, for R. Marriot, G. Bedel, and T. Garthwait
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1654
Keywords
izaak walton angling angler fishing wotton henry buckingham duke villiers devereux earl essex poems charles I
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Antiquarian books; Antiquarian English Literature; Antiquarian History;

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