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Barclay, Alexander 1570a

Barclay, Alexander, adapt.; Brandt, Sebastian; Mancini, Dominic; Piccolomini, Enea Silvio; Mantuanus, Baptista Spagnuoli; Locher, Jakob, transl. Stultifera Nauis, qua omnium mortalium narratur stultitia [...] è Latino sermone in nostrum vulgarem versa [...] The Ship of Fooles, wherin is shewed the folly of all States, with diuers other workes adioyned vnto the same [...] Translated out of Latin into Englishe by Alexander Barclay [...] The Mirrour of good Maners. Conteining the foure Cardinal Vertues, compiled in Latin by Dominike Mancin, and translated into English by Alexander Barclay [...] -Certayne Egloges of Alexander Barclay [...] whereof the first three conteyne the miseryes of Courtiers and Courtes of all princes in generall, gathered out of a booke named in Latin, Miseriæ curialium, compiled by Eneas Siluius. Imprinted at London in Paules Church-yarde: By Iohn Cawood Printer to the Queenes Maiestie. Cum Priuilegio ad imprimendum solum, 1570. [12], 259, [3]; [42]; [24] leaves; sigs.: ¶-2 ¶⁶ A-2V⁶ 2X⁴; A-G⁶; A-D⁶. Fol. 117 Woodcuts.

STC (2nd ed.) #3546. With Latin and English text on alternating pages. English version by Alexander Barclay; Latin by Jacob Locher. The original German work, Sebastian Brandt's Narrenschiff published 1494. Barclay's Egloges in part adapted from Baptista Spagnuoli Mantuanus (aka Mantuan), and the Mirrour of Good Manners adopted from Dominic Mancini.


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