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MONTREUX, Nicolas de (Translated by Robert TOFTE)
HONOURS ACADAMIE or THE FAMOUS PASTORAL, [ROMANCE] OF THE FAIRE SHEPHEARDESSE, JULIETTA: A worke admirable, and rare, Sententious and grave: and no lesse profitable, then pleasant to peruse. VVherein are many notable Discourses, as well Philosophicall, as Divine: Most part of the Seven Liberall Sciences, being comprehended therein: with divers Comicall, and Tragicall Histories, in Prose, and Verse, of all sorts. Done into English, by R.T. Gentleman.
London Thomas Creede 1610. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION Folio (approx. 27.5 x 18cm) hardback in full contemporary calf with raised bands to spine and gilt embossed decorative devices to boards. 237pp., starting with title page and ending with printer's details, no blanks or endpapers. Occasional ink markings including addition of 'ROMANCE' to title page, 'Julietta' to foredge and various intiials and numbers to inside front cover. Occasional light foxing and handling marks and faint staining to top outer cornerfrom p.193 to end. Narrow strip missing to outer edge of p.191, not affecting main text. Spine has reading crease to centre and wear to top and base with small splits to the leather. Boards and edges lightly rubbed. A GOOD+ COPY OF A RARE TITLE. (Shelf 4) PLEASE NOTE: Heavy Book (1.1 kg+) postage outside the UK might incur a surcharge. ** Pictures available upon request, if not already displayed here.** The shop is open 7 days a week. Over 20,000 books in stock - come and browse. PayPal, credit and most debit cards welcome. Books posted worldwide. For any queries please contact us direct. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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