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The Resource Politeuphuia, wits common-wealth, or, A treasury of divine, moral, historical and political admonitions, similies and sentences : for the use of schools

Politeuphuia, wits common-wealth, or, A treasury of divine, moral, historical and political admonitions, similies and sentences : for the use of schools

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Politeuphuia, wits common-wealth, or, A treasury of divine, moral, historical and political admonitions, similies and sentences : for the use of schools
Title
Politeuphuia, wits common-wealth, or, A treasury of divine, moral, historical and political admonitions, similies and sentences
Title remainder
for the use of schools
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
WEL
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Politeuphuia, wits common-wealth, or, A treasury of divine, moral, historical and political admonitions, similies and sentences : for the use of schools
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Sig: [A]-O1� in twelves
  • Usually ascribed to John Bodenham, who planned the collection, though the work appears to have been done by Nicholas Ling; cf. Dict. nat. biog., v. 2, p. 753-754
  • Often cited as Wits commonwealth, and some editions appeared under that title. Published first in 1597, as the first in a series of which Mere's "Palladis Tamia," 1598, was the second; "Wits theater of the little world," by Robert Allott, 1598, the third; and "Palladis Palatium : Wisedoms Pallace," 1604, the fourth; cf. DNB, v. 13, p. 273
  • Meres' "work was reissued in 1634 as 'Wits commonwealth, the second part...'"--DNB, v. 13
  • Caption and running title: Wits common-wealth
  • Page 176 is misprinted 76
  • Frontispiece engraved by F.H. van Hove
  • Includes preface, list of "The names of all the christian and heathen author's in this book," and index: "Table of all the principal matters"
  • Publisher's catalogue: [6] pages following text
Dimensions
15 cm.
Edition
Newly corrected and enlarged.
Extent
[6], 316, [12] p., [1] leaf of plates
Note
  • Brown sheep over boards, tooled in black and gold.
  • Ex libris Olive Percival; her lamb bookplate on upper paste-down.
  • Inscriptions on fly-leaf and on verso of frontispiece.
Other physical details
1 ill. (engraving)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)15507283
  • ucoclc15507283
Label
Politeuphuia, wits common-wealth, or, A treasury of divine, moral, historical and political admonitions, similies and sentences : for the use of schools
Publication
Note
  • Sig: [A]-O1� in twelves
  • Usually ascribed to John Bodenham, who planned the collection, though the work appears to have been done by Nicholas Ling; cf. Dict. nat. biog., v. 2, p. 753-754
  • Often cited as Wits commonwealth, and some editions appeared under that title. Published first in 1597, as the first in a series of which Mere's "Palladis Tamia," 1598, was the second; "Wits theater of the little world," by Robert Allott, 1598, the third; and "Palladis Palatium : Wisedoms Pallace," 1604, the fourth; cf. DNB, v. 13, p. 273
  • Meres' "work was reissued in 1634 as 'Wits commonwealth, the second part...'"--DNB, v. 13
  • Caption and running title: Wits common-wealth
  • Page 176 is misprinted 76
  • Frontispiece engraved by F.H. van Hove
  • Includes preface, list of "The names of all the christian and heathen author's in this book," and index: "Table of all the principal matters"
  • Publisher's catalogue: [6] pages following text
Dimensions
15 cm.
Edition
Newly corrected and enlarged.
Extent
[6], 316, [12] p., [1] leaf of plates
Note
  • Brown sheep over boards, tooled in black and gold.
  • Ex libris Olive Percival; her lamb bookplate on upper paste-down.
  • Inscriptions on fly-leaf and on verso of frontispiece.
Other physical details
1 ill. (engraving)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)15507283
  • ucoclc15507283

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