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Coronae Carolinæ quadratura. Siue Perpetuandi imperii Carolini ex quarto pignore feliciter suscepto captatum augurium

University of Oxford

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  • In verse.
  • In celebration of the birth of the Princess Elizabeth.
  • The poems addressed to the King are in Latin, those to the Queen in English.
  • Signatures: a⁴ 2a⁴ 3a² 4a⁴ ² a-d⁴ e² A-C⁴ D² .
  • A1r has caption title: To the Queene.
  • The engraved plate has an allegorical portrait of the royal family, with a letterpress verse beginning "Quam stabilis quadrata, capaxq[ue] rotunda corona est,".
  • Identified as STC 5021 on UMI microfilm reel 1442.
  • Reproductions of two different originals in the Bodleian Library.
  • STC (2nd ed.) 19036.
  • Madan, I, p. 192-3.
  • Available electronically as part of Early English books online.
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