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Engraved title-page to James Howell, 'Epistolæ Ho Elianæ: Familiar letters domestic & forren' (London, Thomas Guy, 1673); title in scroll in centre held by Mercury above; eight panels along left and right; top left, personification of 'Phylosophia', a woman with book and globe; top right, personification of 'Historia', a nude woman reclining under a tree with books, and holding a phoenix rising from flames; centre left and right, half length in octagons, portraits of Caesar, Marcus Aurelius, Cicero, and Seneca; bottom left, a man handing a sheet to another man, in a room with books on shelves, and a table with quill and inkstand; bottom right, a male figure on horseback blowing a horn, in a landscape; bottom centre, portrait of the author, half length, wearing bands, and holding a sheet of paper, under the motto 'Sub mole resurgo'.
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Height: 137 millimetres (trimmed)
Width: 92 millimetres (trimmed)
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- For another impression see 1895,1031.270.
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Associated Title: Epistolæ Ho Elianæ
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