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A mervaylous discourse vpon the lyfe, deedes, and behaviours of Katherine de Medicis, Queene mother: vvherin are displayed the meanes vvhich she hath practised to atteyne vnto the vsurping of the kingedome of France, and to the bringing of the estate of the same vnto vtter ruine and destruction.

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General note: Anonymous. By Henri Estienne. Sometimes also attributed to The´odore de Be`ze, Jean de Serres, and Pierre Pithou. Translation of: Discours merveilleux de la vie, actions, et de´portemens de Catherine de Me´dicis. The imprint is false; printed at London; by H. Middleton? (STC). Signatures: A-M8 N². A3 and M3 mutilated, slightly affecting text; MS. ink marks and notes on F8v, K1r, M4v, M5v, M6r, M6v, N2v UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 10550 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1952. 1 microfilm reel; 35 mm (Early English books, 1475-1640; 491:08). Ownership and custodial history: MS. ink inscription on t.p.: "Liber R: Gracei ex dono amicae D. Susanne Hall" and below imprint: "Gratia Dei sum quod sum"; supposedly given by Susanna Hall [William Shakespeare's daughter] of New Place, Stratford-upon-Avon, to Colonel Richard Grace, in 1643; MS. pencil inscription on inside front cover: "MHC" [i.e. Middle Hill Catalogue. From the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps]; purchased at Sotheby's sale November 26th 1973 UK-SuSCL Binding Information: Mid 19th C. half cloth UK-SuSCL

  • Accession number

    83141871

  • Class

    SR - 93.2 Medici/

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    196 p. ; 8°.

  • Credit line

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

General note: Anonymous. By Henri Estienne. Sometimes also attributed to The´odore de Be`ze, Jean de Serres, and Pierre Pithou.

Translation of: Discours merveilleux de la vie, actions, et de´portemens de Catherine de Me´dicis. The imprint is false; printed at London; by H. Middleton? (STC).

Signatures: A-M8 N². A3 and M3 mutilated, slightly affecting text; MS. ink marks and notes on F8v, K1r, M4v, M5v, M6r, M6v, N2v UK-SuSCL

Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 10550 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1952. 1 microfilm reel; 35 mm (Early English books, 1475-1640; 491:08).

Ownership and custodial history: MS. ink inscription on t.p.: "Liber R: Gracei ex dono amicae D. Susanne Hall" and below imprint: "Gratia Dei sum quod sum"; supposedly given by Susanna Hall [William Shakespeare's daughter] of New Place, Stratford-upon-Avon, to Colonel Richard Grace, in 1643; MS. pencil inscription on inside front cover: "MHC" [i.e. Middle Hill Catalogue. From the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps]; purchased at Sotheby's sale November 26th 1973 UK-SuSCL

Binding Information: Mid 19th C. half cloth UK-SuSCL