Vnhappy prosperitie : expressed in the histories of Aelius Seianus and Philippa the Catanian /

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Author / Creator:Matthieu, Pierre, 1563-1621, author.
Uniform title:Aelius Sejanus, histoire romaine. English
Imprint:[London] : Printed by Io. Hauiland for Godfrey Emondson, 1632.
Description:[6], 299, [1] pages ; 19 cm (4to)
Subject:Buckingham, George Villiers, -- Duke of, -- 1592-1628.
Concini, Concino, -- maréchal d'Ancre, -- approximately 1575-1617.
Galigaï, Léonora, -- approximately 1571-1617.
Sejanus, Lucius Aelius, -- -31.
Filippa, -- da Catania, -- -1346.
Concini, Concino, -- maréchal d'Ancre, -- approximately 1575-1617
Sejanus, Lucius Aelius, -- -31
Ambition -- Early works to 1800.
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Format: Print Book
Local Note:University of Chicago Library's copy is number 1 of 2 titles bound together; bound with: Politicall obseruations upon the fall of Seianus / Gio. Baptista Manzini. London : Anne Griffin, for Godfrey Emerson, 1634.
Discovery of this item made possible by a gift from Julie and Roger Baskes.
University of Chicago's copy forms part of the Frederick Ives Carptenter Memorial Collection.
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Varying Form of Title:Unhappy prosperitie
Unhappie prosperitie
Vnhappie prosperitie, or, Philippa the Catanian
Philippa the Catanian
Other uniform titles:Matthieu, Pierre, 1563-1621. Histoire des prosperitez malheureuses d'une femme cathenoise, grande seneschalle de Naples. English
Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375. De casibus virorum illustrium.
T. H. (Thomas Hawkins), Sir, -1640,
Haviland, John, active 1613-1638,
Emerson, Godfrey, active 1622-1647,
Wheler, William, Sir, 1726-1799,
Paine, Cornelius, 1809-1890,
Provenance:Armorial bookplate: Sr. Wm. Wheler bart.
Former owner's inscription: 1875 May 5, Leamington & Simmons C.P. [Cornelius Paine].
Tipped in leaf with manuscript inscription concerning the provenance of the book; signed R.[?] Smith.
Limp vellum.
Notes:Translation of Pierre Matthieus' "Aelius Sejanus, histoire romaine;" "Second history" is a translation of "Histoire des prosperitez malheureuses d'une femme cathenoise, grande seneschalle de Naples", based on a story from "De casibus illustrium virorum" by Giovanni Boccaccio. Consult English short title catalogue.
"Second history" has separate title page: Vnhappie prosperitie, or, Philippa the Catanian / vvritten in French by P. Mathieu, and translated into English by Sr. Th. Hawkins. London : Printed by John Hauiland for Godfrey Emondson, 1632.
Signatures: pi1 A² B-2P⁴ 2Q².
Engraved illustrated title page; head-pieces; initials.
Supposed to have been written to represent the rise and fall of Concino Concini, maréchal d'Ancre, assassinated 1617, and of his wife, Leonora Dori Galigaï; translated as a satire on the fall of George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham.Consult English short title catalogue.
English short title catalogue, entry S112489

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