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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1640 and 1665


Printed for W. Gilbertson, in Guilt-spur-street



Title: A new merry dialogue between John and Bessee the wo [sic] lusty brave lovers of the countrey. Or a couragious way of wooing

First Line: I am batchlour [sic] bold and brave

Tune: Sweet George I love thee

Authors:  Price, Laurence


ESTC: R234892

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
42D11: Proposal, declaration of love
41D261: Handkerchief
41D222(RUFF): Neck-gear ~ clothing (with NAME)
25G11: Groups of trees
31A244: Head bent forward; bowing
57A641: Discretion, Modesty; 'Discretione', 'Modestia' (Ripa)
31A2516(+82): Arm or hand held in front of the body (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A25162(+81): Hand on the heart (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
61B11(+52): Anonymous historical person portrayed (+ (full) bust portrait)
41D222: Neck-gear ~ clothing

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61BB11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))


Shelfmark: Wood E 25(85)

Notes:  Imprint cropped

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