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lownes
80 x 61 mm.
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Printer/Publisher: Lownes, Humphrey, d. 1629
Also:
Denham, Henry, d. 1589
Short, Peter, d. 1603
Yardley, Richard, d. 1593
Country: England City: London Date: 1611
Keywords: stars, coats of arms, women, angels, fruit
Mottoes, Text: os homini svblime dedit
Names, Initials: HD
Device Designer:
Device Reference: McKerrow, R.B. Devices 211
Usage Period: 1579-1612
Notes: First used by H. Denham, then P. Short and R. Yardley, then H. Lownes. Device cracked ca. 1584. Appears on colophon of the Faerie Queen.
Source:
Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599.
The Faerie Queen : the shepheard's calendar, together with the other works of England's Arch-poet
London : Printed by H. L. for Mathew Lownes, 1611.
Reference: STC 23084
Location: University of Florida
URL: http://www.library.ufl.edu/spec/rarebook/devices/lownes1611a.htm