Ar't asleepe husband? A boulster lecture; stored with all variety of witty jeasts, merry tales, and other pleasant passages; extracted, from the choicest flowers of philosophy, poesy, antient and moderne history. Illustrated with examples of incomparable constancy, in the excellent history of Philocles and Doriclea. By Philogenes Panedonius.
Printed by R. Bishop, for R[ichard] B[est] or his assignes,
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|Item Description:||Philogenes Panedonius = Richard Brathwait.|
With an additional title page, engraved, "A boulster lecture.", with imprint "London. Printed for R.B. or his assignes.", signed by William Marshall.
Variant: imprint on engraved title page reads: London. Printed for R Best and are to bee sould at his shop neare Graies-Inn gaite in Houlbourne.
The Huntington Library copy has a leaf inserted after a1, possibly as a cancel, containing a dedication to Mrs. Catherine Fletcher; not included in pagination above.
K4 is a cancel.
Quire Y contains "Menippus his madrigall, to his coy-duck Clarabel"; quire Z contains "A postscript, writte by an auditor, upon hearing this lecture". The last leaf contains errata reimposed from Y4.
Running title reads: A boulster lecture.
Another issue has Richard Best's name in full in the letterpress imprint.
Reproduction of the original in Cambridge University Library.
|Physical Description:||, 318,  p., plate|