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The nobility of women: PB 2-1912

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Current Location: In storage


The nobility of women


Author: Bercher, William
Editor: Bond, Richard Warwick
Publisher: Roxburghe Club
Printer: Charles Whittingham & Co.



By William Bercher, 1559. Now for the first time edited with introduction and notes by R. Warwick Bond [with a preface by C.B. Marlay].

"Presented to the Members of the Roxburghe Club by Charles Brinsley Marlay" -- p. [v].
Edition limited to 100 copies.
An abridged translation of "La nobilita delle donne ... Ferrarii 1549" by Lodovico Domenichi, who based his work on a treatise by Henricus Cornelius Agrippa published at Antwerp, 1529, with title "De nobilitate & praecellentia foeminei sexus".
Laid in: review from The Athenaeum Oct 8 1904.
Mainly in English; with some French, Italian, and Latin.

Xvii, 198 p., [7] p. of plates : ill., coats of arms, geneal. tables, ports. ; 34 cm.

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  • London

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Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


Production date: AD 1904

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Support composed of paper

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Accession number: PB 2-1912
Primary reference Number: 145806
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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