The Resource A Venice looking-glasse: or, A letter vvritten very lately from London to Rome,, by a Venetian Clarissimo to Cardinal Barberino, protector of the English nation, touching these present distempers. Wherein, as in a true mirrour, England may behold her owne spots, wherein she may see, and fore-see, her follies pass'd, her present danger, and furture destruction. Faithfully rendred out of the Italian into English

A Venice looking-glasse: or, A letter vvritten very lately from London to Rome,, by a Venetian Clarissimo to Cardinal Barberino, protector of the English nation, touching these present distempers. Wherein, as in a true mirrour, England may behold her owne spots, wherein she may see, and fore-see, her follies pass'd, her present danger, and furture destruction. Faithfully rendred out of the Italian into English

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A Venice looking-glasse: or, A letter vvritten very lately from London to Rome,
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A Venice looking-glasse: or, A letter vvritten very lately from London to Rome,
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by a Venetian Clarissimo to Cardinal Barberino, protector of the English nation, touching these present distempers. Wherein, as in a true mirrour, England may behold her owne spots, wherein she may see, and fore-see, her follies pass'd, her present danger, and furture destruction. Faithfully rendred out of the Italian into English
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  • Venice looking-glasse: or, A letter written very lately from London to Rome
  • Letter written very lately from London to Rome
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Language
eng
Cataloging source
CU-RivES
Citation location within source
  • R205654
  • C79A
  • 17
  • E.525[19]
Citation source
  • ESTC
  • Wing (CD-ROM, 1996)
  • Vann, W.H., Notes on the writings of James Howell
  • Thomason
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J. B. C
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1594?-1666
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  • Howell, James
  • KNOWSLEY HALL
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  • Barberini, Francesco
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
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A Venice looking-glasse: or, A letter vvritten very lately from London to Rome,, by a Venetian Clarissimo to Cardinal Barberino, protector of the English nation, touching these present distempers. Wherein, as in a true mirrour, England may behold her owne spots, wherein she may see, and fore-see, her follies pass'd, her present danger, and furture destruction. Faithfully rendred out of the Italian into English
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  • Signatures: A-C4
  • Signed at end: J.B.C. Also attributed to James Howell. "This purports to be a translation, ... but it is Howell's own composition. He gains effectiveness by pretending that it was written to Cardinal Barberino, ..." -- Vann
  • From page 22: "London, this 16. of August, Stylo loci, 1648"
  • Annotation on Thomason copy: "Aug ye 24"
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006112500
Dimensions
40 (20 cm)
Extent
[2], 22 pages
Ownership
Inscription in ink in contemporary hand on front paste-down of bound volume: "Knowsley, Front Library, Cupboard 5, Sh. 2, No.9", with possible price mark, "4d", in the same hand. With possible early shelfmarks in pencil "130.D", and "79".
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Microfilm.
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A Venice looking-glasse: or, A letter vvritten very lately from London to Rome,, by a Venetian Clarissimo to Cardinal Barberino, protector of the English nation, touching these present distempers. Wherein, as in a true mirrour, England may behold her owne spots, wherein she may see, and fore-see, her follies pass'd, her present danger, and furture destruction. Faithfully rendred out of the Italian into English
Publication
Note
  • Signatures: A-C4
  • Signed at end: J.B.C. Also attributed to James Howell. "This purports to be a translation, ... but it is Howell's own composition. He gains effectiveness by pretending that it was written to Cardinal Barberino, ..." -- Vann
  • From page 22: "London, this 16. of August, Stylo loci, 1648"
  • Annotation on Thomason copy: "Aug ye 24"
Control code
006112500
Dimensions
40 (20 cm)
Extent
[2], 22 pages
Ownership
Inscription in ink in contemporary hand on front paste-down of bound volume: "Knowsley, Front Library, Cupboard 5, Sh. 2, No.9", with possible price mark, "4d", in the same hand. With possible early shelfmarks in pencil "130.D", and "79".
Reproduction note
Microfilm.

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