Studies in Seventeenth-century English Literature, History and Bibliography: Festschrift for Professor T.A. Birrell on the Occasion of His Sixtieth Birthday

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Gerardus Antonius Maria Janssens, Flor Aarts
Rodopi, 1984 - Civilization - 268 pages
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Contents

F J M Blom Lucas Holstenius 15961661 and England
41
Hans Bots Jean Leclerc as Journalist of the Bibliothèques His con
53
Its origins
83
Foot Some Bindings for Charles I
95
Johan Gerritsen A Jonson ProofSheet Neptunes Triumph
107
Caxtons trans
119
F J M Korsten Thomas Bakers Reflections upon Learning
133
J G Riewald The English Actors in the Low Countries 1585
157
A forgotten Benedictine translator
179
Irène Simon Stillingfleets Sermon Preached Before the King
195
Anna E C Simoni John Wodroephes Spared Houres
211
A neglected Crashaw poem
233
Revolt in
245
A Checklist of the Writings of T A Birrell
261
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