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The arte of rhetorike, for the vse of all suche as are studious of eloquence, sette forthe in Englishe, by Thomas Wilson. 1553. And now newlie sette foorthe againe, with a prologue to the reader. Anno domini. 1567.

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    SR - 95.1

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    [8], 113, [3] leaves ; 4°.

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    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

General note: Title within ornamental woodcut border (McKerrow and Ferguson 117). In this edition, A3r, line 4 ends: 'be'; c2r, last line ends: 'wealth of his countrey'; and p1r, line 6 begins: 'Q. Hortensius had soche'. Signatures: A8 a-o8 p4. Lower outer corners of most leaves damaged, not affecting text UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 25803 Ownership and custodial history: Bookseller's label inside front board: "Humphreys Co. Booksellers, Worcester"; Beisly bequest, 1896 UK-SuSCL Binding Information: Early C20th [?] full vellum with earlier wrapper from illuminated MS. bound in UK-SuSCL