The workes of Iohn Heiwood newlie imprinted. : Namelie, a dialogue wherein are pleasantlie contriued the number of all the effectuall prouerbs in our English tongue: compact in a matter concerning two maner of mariages. Together with three hundred epigrammes vpon three hundred prouerbes. Also a fourth, fifth and sixth hundreth of other very pleasant, pithie and ingenious epigrammes..
- Heywood, John, 1497?-1580?, Kingston, Felix. printer., Turnbull, Alexander, 1868-1918. former owner., Riviere & Son. binder.
Three hundred of epigrammes, vpon three hundred proverbs / inuented and made by John Heywood -- The fourth hundred of epigrammes, / inuented and made by Iohn Heywood -- The fifth hundred of epigrammes, / inuented and made by Iohn Heywood -- The sixth hundred of epigrammes, / inuented and made by Iohn Heywood.
Author's name appears on t.p. as Heivvood, with the first "v" filed to create the letter W.
First published in 1546 under title: Dialogue conteinyng the nomber in effect of all the proverbes in the Englishe tongue.
Ornamental device (possibly printer's device) on t.p. with motto "By wisdom peace. By peace plenty."Printed in gothic type on watermarked paper, with engraved initials and ornate head and tail-pieces.
The work is divided into sections, some with individual t.p., but all with continuous register.
STC (2nd ed.), 13289
upper cover of binding and spine Digital image. Wellington, N.Z. : National Library of New Zealand, 2008.
Alexander Turnbull Library copy exhibited ; REng HEYW Work 1598 (363527) : Simple to Sumptuous: Bookbindings 1450 to the Present. 5 April - 19 July 2008
The Alexander Turnbull Library SPC copy. Binding: dark blue crushed morocco, elaborate gold tooled dentelle border on upper and lower covers, spine gold tooled with decorated compartments, raised spine bands, gold tooled edges and ornate turn-ins, text edges gilt over red. Spine title: The workes of John Heiwood. Gilt stamp on turn-in of upper cover: Bound by Riviere & Son for Alex H. Turnbull. Provenance: bookplate of Alex H. Turnbull. Acc. 363527.
Digital image available: upper cover of binding and spine, Alexander Turnbull Library Rare Book copy. Details available on request from Curator, Rare Books and Fine Printing.
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- Dialogue conteinyng the nomber in effect of all the proverbes in the Englishe tongue; Workes of Iohn Heivvood newlie imprinted; Works of John Heywood newy imprinted
- At London : Imprinted by Felix Kingston., 1598..
-  p. ;19 cm. (4to)
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