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Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, approximately 4 B.C.-65 A.D.
Workes of Lucius Annaeus Seneca, both morrall and naturall .
London : Printed by William Stansby, 1614
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Lucius Annaeus Seneca; Justus Lipsius; Thomas Lodge; William Stansby; William Hole; Thomas Egerton Ellesmere, Baron; C L Prince; English Printing Collection (Library of Congress)
|Language Note:||Primarily in English; preliminaries include some Latin.|
|Notes:||Added engraved title page, undated, signed: "Ingr. by W. Hole."
A leaf inserted after [a]3 has an engraved portrait of Thomas Egerton, signed: "Guil. Hol fecit."
Individual title page (page 161, leaf P3 recto): The epistles of Lucius Annaeus Seneca the philosopher / written vnto Lucilius. Together with the arguments vnto euery epistle of Iustus Lipsius. London : Printed by William Stansby, 1613.
Individual title page (page 495, leaf 2T3 recto): The memorable and famous tracts, both morall and naturall / written by Lucius Annaeus Seneca. London : Printed by William Stansby, 1613.
Dedication to Thomas Egerton, Lord Ellesmere (preliminary pages 7-11, leaves [a]4-[a]6 recto).
Signatures: [a]⁶ b-d⁶ B-4I⁶ 4K⁴. "In most copies b1-3 and b6 are missing"--STC.
Numerous errors in pagination: pages 325-334 are omitted; pages 914-915 are repeated in the numbering; and pages 501, 584, 623, 710, and 835 are misnumbered 503, 585, 613, 712, and 845 respectively. The numbered pages actually total 909, not 917.
The first and last leaves are blank.
Head- and tail-pieces; initials (some historiated).
"The life of Lucius Annaeus Seneca, described by Iustus Lipsius"--Preliminary pages 25-48 (quires c-d).
Includes index (pages 6-19 at end, leaves 4I2-4K2), errata (page 20 at end, leaf 4K3 recto), and colophon (page 21 at end, leaf 4K3 verso).
LC copy imperfect: plate and signatures [a]1, b1-3, and b6 wanting.
|Description:||48 unnumbered pages, 324, 335-915, 914-917 pages, 23 unnumbered pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : portrait ; 34 cm (folio)|
|Contents:||(from title page) Containing, 1. His bookes of benefites --
2. His epistles --
3. His booke of prouidence --
4. Three bookes of anger --
5. Two bookes of clemencie --
6. His booke of a blessed life --
7. His booke of the tranquilitie of the minde --
8. His booke of the constancie of a wiseman --
9. His booke of the shortnesse of life --
10. Tvvo bookes of consolation to Martia --
11. Three bookes of consolation to Heluia --
12. His booke of consolation to Polibius --
13. His seuen bookes of naturall questions.
|Other Titles:||Prose works.
VVorkes of Lucius Annaeus Seneca, both morrall and naturall
Workes, both morrall and natural, of Lucius Annaeus Seneca
|Responsibility:||translated by Tho. Lodge, D. in Physicke.|