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Autobiography of Thomas Whythorne (Modern Spelling Edition)

Osborn, James M. (ed.)

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ISBN 10: 0964608707 / ISBN 13: 9780964608702
Published by Oxford University Press, New York, 1962
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. foreword, list of 5 b&w illustrations, introduction, 24 chapters, epilogue, index. First Edition, 1962. "Although Thomas Whythorne (1528-1595) published in 1571 the earliest extant book of English madrigals, little more than his name was known until his manuscript autobiography came to light in 1955.This, slightly abridged edition with an introduction and published around 1576, is the earliest autobiography in the English Language, and its publication is an event important equally to students of music, literature, and social customs in Tudor England." from the jacket flap. 1 1/2" closed tear to top edge front panel dj with minor edge wear. Only the faintest age-toning to text block edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Pictorial wrappers. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 002648

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Title: Autobiography of Thomas Whythorne (Modern ...

Publisher: Oxford University Press, New York

Publication Date: 1962

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: Revised Edition.

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