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Brant, Sebastian, 1458–1521

Stultifera Nauis, : qua omnium mortalium narratur stultitia, admodum vtilis [et] 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 unto the same, very profitable and fruitfull for all men. ; Translated out of Latin into Englishe by Alexander Barclay Priest.

Additional Title(s):

Narrenschiff. Latin & English

Imprinted at London : In Paules Churchyarde by Iohn Cauuood ..., [1570]
Physical Description:
[12], 259, [68] leaves : ill. ; 28 cm.
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PT1509 N4 1570+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
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BAC: Bound by C. Hering, with his ticket.
In verse.
Originally published under title: Das Narrenschiff, Basel, 1494. Latin translation 1st published Basel, 1497. First published in this version under title: This present boke named the shyp of folys, London, 1509.
Imprint from colophon.
Text in Latin and English; the Latin that of Jacob Locher (1497) withreproductions of the woodcuts of the original edition of Das Narrenschiff, 1494. The English portion of the work is in Gothic type, the Latin in Roman.
Signatures: [par.]-2[par.]⁶ A-2U⁶ 2X⁴ A-G⁶ chi²(-chi2).
"The mirrour of good Maners. Conteining the foure cardinal vertues, compiled in Latin by Dominicke Mancin, and translated into English by Alexander Barclay," [42] leaves (after the 259 leaves).
"Certayne egloges ... compiled by Eneas Siluius," [24] leaves at end.
Bibliotheca Americana: catalogue of the John Carter Brown Library in Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1:241-242.
European Americana, 570/5.
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), 3546
Subject Terms:
Devonshire, William Cavendish, Duke of, 1808-1891 -- Bookplate.
Hering, C. -- Bookbinder.
Barclay, Alexander, 1475?-1552.
Locher, Jacob, 1471-1528.
Mancinus, Dominicus, fl. 1478-1491. Mirrour of good manners.
Barclay, Alexander, 1475?-1552. Certayne eglogues.

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