The English Secretorie, or, Methode of writing of epistles and letters: with a declaration of such tropes, figures and schemes as either vsuallie, or for ornament sake are therein required. Also the parts and office of a secretorie. Deuided into two bookes. Now newly reuised, and in many parts corrected and amended: by Angel Day.

London: Printed by Felix Kyngston, for William Welby, and are to be sold at his shop in Pauls Church yard, at the signe of the Swan, 1614. 1st Edition Thus. Hardcover. This the 1614 edition after the first of 1586 and printings in 1592 and 1595. OCLC list 6 copies of the 1614 edition. This copy, trimmed, and rebound in full leatherr with blind tooling front back and spine, boards detached. Lacking prelims, title page and next four leaves heavily stained. Some margins stained, not affecting text. Title page covered with multiple previous owner names, all English, all in period cursive. 133p + 4p index. Corner torn off blank portion of last page. Good. Item #011319

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