BRAITHWAITE (RICHARD)] The Two Lancashire Lovers: or the Excellent History of Philocles and Doriclea. Expressing the Faithfull Constancy and Mutuall Fidelity of Two Loyall Loveres, 1640; and another (2)
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BRAITHWAITE (RICHARD)] The Two Lancashire Lovers: or the Excellent History of Philocles and Doriclea. Expressing the Faithfull Constancy and Mutuall Fidelity of Two Loyall Loveres, 1640; and another (2)
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[BRAITHWAITE (RICHARD)]
The Two Lancashire Lovers: or the Excellent History of Philocles and Doriclea. Expressing the Faithfull Constancy and Mutuall Fidelity of Two Loyall Lovers... by Musaeus Palatinus, first edition, letterpress title within typographical border, additional engraved title cut to size and laid down, a few early ink annotations including "Lancashire for fine woman" on verso of title, fore-edge of final leaf cropped with loss of pagination numeral (supplied in manuscript facsimile), occasional light dampstaining, blindstamp on title and final leaf, ink stamp on verso of title, modern calf, worn [Wing B3590], 8vo, Printed by Edward Griffin, for R.B. or his Assignes, 1640; and another (2)

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  • Scarce prose romance by Richard Braithwaite (1587-1673), best known for Barnabae itinerarium, or, Barnabee's Journal, in which he discuss moral issues pertaining to love. Chapter XI is "The passions of Doriclea: and how she conversed with her owne thought in the election of her love".
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