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[BRANT (Sebastian) and BARCLAY (Alexander)]
[Stultifera nauis, qua omnium mortalium narratur stultitia, admodum vtilis & necessaria ab omnibus ad suam salutem perlegenda, è Latino sermone in nostrum vulgarem versa, & iam diligenter impressa.
An. Do. 1570. The ship of fooles, wherin is shewed the folly of all states, with diuers other workes adioyned vnto the same, very profitable and fruitfull for all men. Translated out of Latin into Englishe by Alexander Barclay priest. [on colophon:] Imprinted at London : In Paules Church-yarde by Iohn Cavvood printer to the Queenes maiestie.] F'cap (so watermarked) folio, 271 x 180mm, in sixes; nothing called for before title-page (which is here lacking); colophon leaf at end (lacking); large woodcut historiated initial on p.1, one small historiated initial, and one hundred and six large woodcut illustrations (ex one hundred and sixteen, including eight that are included three times and one twice) in the text; ff.[11 ex 12 (not foliated)]+259-11+[3 (Index, Latin followed by English, not foliated, last page blank)]+[40 ex 42 (not foliated, last page blank)]+[16 ex 24 (not foliated)]; ¶ 5 ex 6, ¶¶, A - C6, D 5 ex 6, E - H 6, I 5 ex 6, K - L6, M4 ex 6, N -T6, U4 ex 6, X - Z, Aa - Ii, Kk - Qq6, Rr4 ex 6, Tt - Uv6, Xx4; A - B6, C4 ex 6, D - G6; A - B6, C - D 2 ex 6; original limp vellum, end-papers of printer's waste (v.note). Vellum cockled, dusty, and slightly torn or chipped at head and tail of spine; lacking in all twenty-two leaves ex 340 (v. note); last two gatherings bound in reversed order; strip cut from margin of N2 (possibly to remove a side-note); lower fore-corner torn from S6, with loss to small portion of marginal type-ornament; marginal tears and small chip to Bb2, with loss of four or five letters of side-note; two small holes in Ff4, with loss of three letters … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Robert Temple Booksellers [United Kingdom]
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