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Houres of recreation, or afterdinners: which may aptly be called The garden of pleasure: containing most pleasant tales, worthy deedes, and wittie sayings of noble princes [et] learned philosophers, with their morals. No lesse delectable, than profitable. Done firste out of Italian into Englishe by Iames Sandford, Gent. and now by him newly perused, corrected, and enlarged. Wherein are also set foorth diuers verses and sentences in Italian, vvith the English to the same, for the benefit of students in both toungs. 1 edition

Houres of recreation, or afterdinners
Lodovico Guicciardini

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Houres of recreation, or afterdinners
which may aptly be called The garden of pleasure: containing most pleasant tales, worthy deedes, and wittie sayings of noble princes [et] learned philosophers, with their morals. No lesse delectable, than profitable. Done firste out of Italian into Englishe by Iames Sandford, Gent. and now by him newly perused, corrected, and enlarged. Wherein are also set foorth diuers verses and sentences in Italian, vvith the English to the same, for the benefit of students in both toungs.

Published 1576 by By Henry Binneman in Imprinted at London .
Written in English.

Edition Notes

A translation of: Guicciardini, Lodovico. L'hore di ricreatione.

"Certayne poemes dedicated to the Queenes most excellent Maiestie. By Iames Sandforde Gent.", Q1-8. This section was lacking in the first edition of Sandford's translation, entitled "The garden of pleasure".

Running title reads: The garden of pleasure.

Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.

STC (2nd ed.) 12465.

Available electronically as part of Early English books online.

Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1945. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 245:03).

Series
Early English books, 1475-1640 -- 245:3.
Other Titles
Hore di ricreatione., Garden of pleasure.

The Physical Object

Format
Microform
Pagination
[16], 223, [17] p.
Number of pages
223

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL18563884M

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