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Abstract

Polydore Virgil, Dialogi.

Polydore Virgil (d. 1555) was an Italian who spent most of his working life in England where he wrote his most famous work, the Historia Anglica. The present book was published after he had retired to his native Urbino.

Pr. Michael Ising, Basel, 1553.

At the head of the title page is ‘Bibliotheca Blazeana Anno 1618’, i.e. from the library of Jacobus Blasius (Jacques Blaise), bishop of St Omer 1600-1618. Below, in purple ink, is ‘F. L. Woodward. Sid. S. Coll. Cam. 1890’. Given to the University Library by his executors in September 1952.

Law Rare PA 8585 .V4 D5 1553.

Item Type: Image
Authors/Creators:Virgil, Polydore
Keywords: Michael Ising, Basel, printer, Jacobus Blasius, Jacques Blaise, bishop of St. Omer, F.L. Woodward
Publisher: Printed by Michael Ising
Collections: Manuscript and Early Printed Book Image Collection
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