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Early works to 1800
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Robert Gray; Felix Kingston; William Welby; Samuel L M Barlow; English Printing Collection (Library of Congress)
|Notes:||Dedicatory epistle signed and dated: "April 28. Anno 1609." and "R.G."
Entered at Stationers' Hall by Robert Gray 3 May 1609.
"This work, which is in the form of a sermon, was published to encourage settlers to go to Virginia. It seems to be the Third printed tract relating to that colony." -- Church 336
Signatures: A-D⁴ (A1 and D4 verso blank).
Printed in black letter except sheet A and the upper part of leaf B; head-pieces and initials.
Title vignette: printer's device: framed device of clasped hands emerging from clouds, holding a caduceus and two cornucopias. The motto, "By wisdom peace. by peace plenty." (McKerrow 274).
Library copy: wanting the first blank leaf.
LC copy wanting first blank leaf.
|Description:|| p. ; 18 cm. (4to)|