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The Book of the Courtier - Baldessar Castiglione (Sir Thomas Hoby tr.), An Essay on the Regulation of the Press - Daniel Defoe, The Schoole of Abuse - Stephen Gosson, Merrie Conceited Jests - George Peel and The Praise of Hemp-Seed - John Taylor, a sample selection submitted for your approval from Renasence Editions, An Online Repository of Works Printed in English Between the Years 1477 and 1799.
posted by y2karl (7 comments total)

 
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posted by quonsar at 6:33 PM on November 26, 2003


THE P R A I S E O F H E M P - S E E D.
posted by quonsar at 6:40 PM on November 26, 2003


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posted by y2karl at 6:51 PM on November 26, 2003


very cool. thank you.
posted by croutonsupafreak at 12:50 AM on November 27, 2003


[this is good]
posted by plep at 3:49 AM on November 27, 2003


Good stuff. Quite a few treasures there,
posted by bragadocchio at 5:08 AM on November 27, 2003


Excellent link, y2karl. The Book of the Courtier is a brilliant work with enormous influence on the English Renaissance. I also highly recommend Thomas Nashe's Pierce Penilesse, and of course Florio's translation of Montaigne.
posted by macrone at 11:40 AM on November 27, 2003


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