¶ Howell — Paroimiographia: proverbs (1659)

August 12, 2014

17th cent.

Howell, James. Paroimiographia: proverbs, or, old sayed sawes & adages, in English (or the Saxon toung) Italian, French and Spanish whereunto the British, for their great antiquity and weight are added. London: printed by J[ohn] G[rismond], 1659.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 709 (sold to Bain for £3 3s.). — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 50b (£1). — ESTC (R5378). — MS catalogue (2), no. 398 (with three X’s next to it).

Digital version: EEBO.


Sotheby 1898:

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