Guilielmi Roperi Vita D. Thomæ Mori equitis aurati, : lingua Anglicana contexta. : Accedunt, Mori Epistola de scholasticis quibusdam Trojanos sese appellantibus; Academiæ Oxoniensis epistolæ et orationes aliquammultæ; anonymi Chronicon Godstovianum; et Fenestrarum depictarum ecclesiæ parochialis de Fairford in agro Glocestriensi explicatio. / E codicibus vetustis descripsit ediditque Tho. Hearnius, A.M. Oxoniensis, ; qui et notas subjecit.

Author
Roper, William, 1496-1578 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
Latin
Published/​Created
[Oxonii] : Veneunt apud editorem, 1716.
Description
xl, 295, [1] p. : port. ; 21 cm. (8vo in 4s)

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Notes
  • The Vita was first published in 1626, with title: The mirrour of vertue in worldly greatnes.
  • 148 copies printed. Cf. BMC.
  • Title page engraved.
  • Place of publication taken from editor's preface; p. xxiv signed: Scribebam Oxonii in aula Edmundi a. d. XVIIum. Kalendas Novembres MDCCXVI.
  • Final page blank.
  • Advertisements on p. 287-289 and on p. 295.
  • Subscriber's list: p. 290-295.
  • Edition limited to 148 copies.
  • Princeton copy 1 Ex copy 1 is fine, large-paper printing.
  • Princeton copy 2 Ex copy 2 is ordinary-paper printing (21 cm.).
  • Princeton copy 3 RHT copy in brown 19th-century goatskin ruled and tooled in gold.
Provenance
Princeton copy 3 RHT copy: Bookplate of Laurence Currie.
References
  • ESTC t133604
  • Gibson, R.W. St. Thomas More, 118
Other title(s)
  • Vita D. Thomæ Mori equitis aurati.
  • Chronicon Godstovianum.
LCCN
45049482
OCLC
10999545
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