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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1663 and 1674

Notes:

The second and third illustrations bear the initials: \"R.I.\"



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Viewing: 4o Rawl. 566(36)

Ballad - Roud Number: V29777

Title: The matchless shepheard, overmatcht by his mistress. Or, The solid shepheards satyrical song against his schismatical mistress

First Line: Fain would I, if I might by any means obtain

Tune: Fain would I if I could

Authors:  Price, Laurence, 1628-1680

Themes:  Commonwealth and protectorate, 1649-1660Civil war, 1642-1649Politics and government - 17th centuryReligious controversy - 17th century


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
94C113: The Judgement of Paris (Mercury present)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2711: Walking
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
46A12: Nobility and patriciate; chivalry, knighthood
41D225: Gloves, mittens, etc.
41D223(SASH): Clothing for the upper part of the body (with NAME)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
31A25162(+82): Hand on the heart (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))



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