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Florios second frutes, to be gathered of twelue Trees, of diuers but delightsome tastes to the tongues of Italians and Englishmen. To which is annexed his Gardine of Recreation yeelding six thousand Italian Prouerbs.

1591

Constellation Littérature élisabéthaine

Florios second frutes, to be gathered of twelue Trees, of diuers but delightsome tastes to the tongues of Italians and Englishmen. To which is annexed his Gardine of Recreation yeelding six thousand Italian Prouerbs.

Title-page Attribution: As above
In two parts. These are reversed in this copy, where Part 2 (Giardino) precedes Part 1 (Second Frutes). In this copy, the English leaves ‘To the Reader’ from Part 1 bound in with Part 2. The Italian dedicatory leaves ‘Al generoso…Sr Nicolò Saunder’ bound in with Part 1
Other Copies: 27

1591

Auteur: Florio, John
Titre: Florios second frutes, to be gathered of twelue Trees, of diuers but delightsome tastes to the tongues of Italians and Englishmen. To which is annexed his Gardine of Recreation yeelding six thousand Italian Prouerbs.
Lieu d'édition: London
Editeur: Printed [by T. Orwin] for Thomas Woodcock, dwelling at the Black-beare.
Date: 1591
Langue: English
Nombre de scans: 234
Type: Print
Code barre: 1072056494
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