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The faerie qveene : disposed into XII. bookes. fashioning twelue morall vertues

Spenser, Edmund,
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Description
1 p. l., 363, [1] p. ill. 28 cm.
Published
London, Printed by H.L. For Mathew Lownes, 1609.
Notes
Signatures: A-Y⁶, Aa-Hh⁶, Ii², unsigned leaf.
Title vignettes; head and tail pieces; initials.
"First folio edition, containing the first edition of 'Two Cantos of Mutabilitie, which, both for form and matter, appeare to be parcell of some following Booke of the Faerie Queene, under the Legend of Constancie.'"--Lowndes, v. 3, p. 2476.
Colophon: At London, Printed by H.L. for Mathew Lownes. 1609. (With head and tail piece, and printer's device)
The second part has special t.-p.: The second part of the faerie qveene, containing the fovrth, fift, & sixt booke. By Ed. Spenser. Imprinted at London for Mathew Lownes. 1609.
Contains book-plate of Henry Hucks Gibbs.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Errors in paging: p. 8 numbered 10; p. 311 numbered 31.
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