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Author Ariosto, Lodovico, 1474-1533.

Title Orlando furioso in English heroical verse / [by Lodovico Ariosto, translated] by Iohn Haringto[n].

Published Imprinted at London : By Richard Field ..., 1591.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail SpC/RB  55/4    NOT FOR LOAN
Uniform title Orlando furioso. English.
Physical description 18 unnumbered pages, 423 pages, 11 unnumbered page : illustrations ; 29 cm
Notes Engraved title page, with portraits of Ariosto and Harington.
Engravings by Girolamo Porro.
Head and tail pieces; initials; marginal notes; printed in double columns.
The first fifty stanzas of the thirty-second book were translated by Harington's brother, Francis Harington.
"An apologie of poetrie", sigs. [paragraph sign]2v-8v; "A briefe and summarie allegorie of Orlando furioso", sigs. 2M2r-6v; and "The life of Ariosto", sigs. 2M6v-2N5r, all by John Harington.
Imprint supplied from colophon, sig. 204.
STC 746.
Local note SpC/RB copy has the armorial bookplate of [Orde] Poynton (motto: Moribus antiquis).
Other author Harington, Francis.
Porro, Girolamo, 1520-1604.
Harington, John, Sir, 1560-1612.
Variant Title Orlando Fvrioso
Local author Poynton, Orde. Former owner.
Local donor Poynton, Orde. Donor.