A worlde of wordes, or, Most copious, and exact dictionarie in Italian and English collected by Iohn Florio.

Author

John Florio

Title

A worlde of wordes, or, Most copious, and exact dictionarie in Italian and English collected by Iohn Florio.

Date

1598

Place

London

Publisher

Printed at London, by Arnold Hatfield for Edw. Blount

Language

English

Italian

Note

CONTENT:
Fol. [20], 462, [2] p. ; 26 cm.

COLLATION:

2o: a6, b4, A-2Q6, (3$, -Qq3) [2Q4-6 wanting]

Misnumbered pages: 223 as “123,” from 375 numbering skips straight to 380, 435 as “433” (discounting the previous skip).

CONDITION:
Errors in paging.

No binding remaining. Textblock is kept in a box which is decorated with marbled paper.

IMPRINT:
[London] : Printed at London, by Arnold Hatfield for Edw. Blount, 1598.

CITATION/REFERENCE:
STC (2nd ed.) 11098

PROVENANCE:
Handwritten note on title page: “Edward Greene,” Initials “S. J.” surround date on title page,

Top of page a3r handwritten in red ink: “Thomas Price”

CONTENT:
a2r - Title page

a3r - Epistle Dedicatory (To the Right Honorable Patrons of virtue, Patterns of Honor, Roger Earle of Rutland, Henrie Earle of Southampton, Lucie Countesse of Bedford, signed John Florio – pictures on phone to read)

a5v – To the Reader

b2v – Sonnet “To the Right Honorable Roger Earle of Rutland, &c.”

b3r – Sonnet “To the Right Honorable Henrie Earle of Southampton, &c.”

b3v – Sonnet “To the Right Honorable Lucie Countesse of Bedford, &c.”

b4r – Poem about Florio from B.B.

b4v – The names of the Bookes and Auctors that have bin read of purpose, for the accomplishing of this Dictionarie, and out of which it is collected

A1r-2Q3v – A most copious and exact Dictionarie in Italian and English

Library Catalog

https://crrs.ca/rare_books/crrs-rare-book-retrieval-requests/

Num Pages

484

Call Number

PC1640 .F58 1598

Item Type

Book

Files

PC1640 .F58 1598 Title Page.JPG
PC1640 .F58 1598 b4 Verso.JPG
PC1640 .F58 1598 Page 9.JPG
PC1640 .F58 1598 Cover.JPG
PC1640 .F58 1598 In Box.JPG

Collection

Citation

John Florio, “A worlde of wordes, or, Most copious, and exact dictionarie in Italian and English collected by Iohn Florio.,” Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies (CRRS) Rare Book Collection, accessed April 16, 2024, https://crrs.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/9700.