The paradise of dainty devices,
reprinted from a transcript of the first edition, 1576, in the hand writing of the late George Steevens, esq. With an appendix: containing additional pieces from the editions of 1580 & 1600. And introductory remarks, biographical and critical.
By Sir Egerton Brydges, K.J.
|Main Author:||Edwards, Richard, 1523?-1566.|
|Related Names:||G. B. , Brydges, Egerton Sir 1762-1837.|
London, Printed for Robert Triphook [etc.] 1810.
English poetry > English poetry / Early modern, 1500-1700.
Appended is a reprint of "Ludus scacchiæ: chesse-play. A game, both pleasant, wittie, and politicke ... Tr. out of the Italian into the English tongue. Containing also therein, a prety and pleasant poeme of a whole game played at chesse. Written by G.B. Printed at London by H. Iackson, 1597," (8 p. ℓ., 30,  p.)
"The present impression does not exceed 250 copies in octavo, attached to the British bibliographer, and 120 taken off in quarto."--p. ii.
With reproduction of original t.-p.: The paradyse of daynty deuises, aptly furnished, with sundry pithie and learned inuentions: deuised and written for the most part by M. Edwards ... the rest by sundry learned gentlemen, both of honor, and woorshippe. viz. S. Barnarde, E.O., L. Vaux ... vvith others ... Imprinted at London, by Henry Disle, 1576.
Pages -, - and  numbered 37-39, 31-33 and 30, respectively, retaining the imperfect numbering of the 1st edition.
"Alphabetical index": p. -119.
2 p. l., xxx, , 119,  p.
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