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Ouid's Metamorphosis Englished, mythologiz'd, and represented in figures. An essay to the translation of Virgil's Æneis. By G.S.

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    SR - OS - 99.4/

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    [20], 549, [1] p., [16] plates ; 2°.

General note: Translator's dedication signed: George Sandys. Mostly in verse. The "essay" is a translation of Book 1 of "Æneis". With an additional title page, engraved. This and some of the plates are signed by Franz Cleyn, artist, and Salomon Savery, engraver. Imprimatur at foot of letterpress title: Cum priuilegio ad imprimendum hanc Ouidij translationem. Signatures: pi6 [par.]4 A-3T4 3V². The preliminaries and one setting of quire 3V (with 3-line initials on the errata page) were printed in London by William Stansby. Variant 1: quire 3V printed at Oxford; errata page has 2-line initials. See "The Library", Dec. 1948, p. 193-212. Variant 2: has no errata. Quire 3V has 3-line initials on the errata page thus printed in London by William Stansby; engraved portrait of George Sandys inserted, with MS. ink notes around it UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 18966 Madan, I, p. 163 Sabin, 76458 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1965. 1 microfilm reel; 35mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640; 1030:1). Microfiche. Woodbridge, Ct. Primary Source Media, 1999. 8 microfiches. (Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to America ; fiches 29,532-29,539). s1999 ctu b Ownership and custodial history: MS. ink poem on flyleaf in C19th hand signed "G.S.", signature on tp.: "A: Linybeton"; bookplate of Edmund Philips; purchased 20 July 1955 from Mr Baynes, Upton-on-Severn UK-SuSCL Binding Information: C19th(?) full calf with gold-tooled border outside and inside boards and on edges UK-SuSCL