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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1674 and 1679


Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, J. Wright, and J. Clarke


Ballad - Roud Number: V23628

Title: The citty prophesier. Or, the country fortuneteller

First Line: All you honest men in country and town

Tune: Oh is not old England grown new

Authors:  Lanfiere, Thomas


ESTC: R7831

Themes:  TimesMoneyTradesmenReligious controversy

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C513: 'en route', traveller under way
33A13: Meeting
46A22: Contrast between urban and rural life; city dweller versus country dweller

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2711: Walking
46A16: The rich
41D267: Purse, money-bag

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
41D23321: Boots
31AA2511(+81): Arm raised upward - AA - both arms or hands (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
41D2657: Shoulder-belt, bandoleer
46C1462: Spur

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A12: Nobility and patriciate; chivalry, knighthood
24A6: Sun represented as face, wheel, etc.
61B2(Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649): Historical person (with NAME)
46A1241(GARTER): Knighthood order (with NAME)
31A(+72): The (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa) (+ two persons)


Shelfmark: 4o Rawl. 566(101)

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