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The Worthines of Wales, A Poem
London: Strand.: Thomas Evans, 1776 VG, 1776, Reprinted from the Edition of 1587. In contemporary full calf boards, corners and edges lightly worn and bumped, some marks. Modern spine, raised bands, blind tooling, gilt titles to maroon morocco label. Internally, half title, [4], (v-xv), [1], [1], 2-128 pp, gilt tooling to board edges, some offsetting, faint edge browning, with the usual pagination errors (P.106 misnumbered 06), occasional short marginal pencil notes. (ESTC T98908. Lowndes 452). Title continues: A true note of The ancient Castles, famous Monuments, goodly Rivers, faire Bridges, fine Towns, and courteous People, That I have seen in the noble Country of Wales. Churchyard, whose writing career started early, in the reign of Edward VI, and his first foray being either Davy Dycars Dreame or A Myrrour for Man where in he shall See the Myserable State of thys Worlde (both c.1552). Churchyard's two occupations, as poet-of-all-trades and miscellaneous soldier, were pursued in parallel for most of his life. See ODNB.
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