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Reliquiæ Wottonianæ: or, a collection of lives, letters, poems; with characters of sundry personages, and other incomparable pieces of language and art. Also additional letters. [With his life by Izaak Walton] To several persons, not before printed / by ... Sir Henry Wotton.

Wotton, Henry, Sir, 1568-1639.
Date
1672
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Publication/Creation

London : Printed by T. Roycroft for R. Marriott, etc., 1672.

Physical description

44 unnumbered leaves, 582 pages, 2 unnumbered leaves (last blank), 4 unnumbered leaves of plate : illustrations, plates, engr. frontispiece & portraits ; (8vo)

Edition

3rd ed. /

Publications note

Wing W 3650
ESTC R34765
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), W3650

Contents

The life of Sir Henry Wotton [by Izaak Walton].--The elements of architecture.--A survey of education.--Aphorisms of education.--Characters of some kings of England.--Vita Henrici Sexti.--Ad Regem è Scotia reducem H.W. Plausus & vota.--A panegyrick to King Charles.--The parallel.--The disparity.--The life of the Duke of Buckingham.--The great action between Pompey and Cæsar.--A character of Ferdinand, Grand Duke of Tuscany.--The election of the new Duke of Venice...--A meditation of Gen. 22.--A meditation on Christmas-day.--Letters to several persons.- Poems.--Letters to Sir Edmund Bacon.--Additional letters to several persons: never before printed.

Languages

  • English


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