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Pleasant quippes for upstart newfangled gentlewomen,
edited by Edwin Johnston Howard.



Main Author: Gosson, Stephen, 1554-1624.
Related Names: Howard, Edwin Johnston 1901-
Language(s): English
Published: Oxford, O., The Anchor press, 1942.
Subjects: Costume > Costume / Great Britain.
Great Britain > Great Britain / Social life and customs.
Note: "This edition is limited to two hundred copies; this is no. 13."
A page-for-page reprint of the Huntington library copy of the 1595 edition, with reproductions of the first and second title-pages: (1) Quippes for vpstart newfangled gentlewomen, 1595: (2) A glasse, to view the pride of vainglorious women ... Imprinted at London by Richard Ihones, at the Signe of the Rose and crowne, neere to S. Andrewes church in Holborne, 1595.
Generally ascribed to Stephen Gosson on the basis of an inscription on the title-page of a copy of a copy of the 1596 edition claimed by John Payne Collier to be in Gosson's own handwriting. The inscription is now considered by some to be a Collier forgery. cf. Introd.
Physical Description: xx, 22 p. front., illus. (facsims.) 23 cm.
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