The deligtful [sic] history of Celestina the faire. Daughter to the king of Thessalie
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The deligtful [sic] history of Celestina the faire. Daughter to the king of Thessalie Shewing how she was inchaunted by the three fairies: with the strange aduentures, trauels, chiualries, tournies, combats, victories, and loues of diuers wandring princes and knights errant, but especially of Sir Marcomyr of Tharsus, who did conquest hir by the sword, and enioied her afterwards in mariage, with the Thessalian kingdome for hir dowrie, and his perpetuall inheritance. Done out of French into English. by

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Published by Printed by A[dam] I[slip] for William Barley, and are to be sold at his shop at the vpper end of Gratious street in London .
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Other titlesDeligtful history of Celestina the faire. Daughter to the king of Thessalie., Delightful history of Celestina the faire. Daughter to the king of Thessalie., Delectable historie of Celestina the faire.
SeriesEarly English books, 1475-1640 -- 190:12.
ContributionsBarley, William, d. 1614.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4], 244 p.
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21823984M

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