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++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++ Willobie his Auisa or the true picture of a modest maide, and of a chast and constant wife Wherento is added an apologie, shewing the true meaning of Willobie his Auisa: with the victorie of English chastitie, neuer before published. Dorrell, Hadrian. Willoughby, Henry, 1574?-1596?, (attributed name.) [Edition statement:] The fourth time corrected and augmented. Title within ornamental frame. In verse. Leaves 23 and 49 misnumbered 21 and 47. Dedication signed: Hadrian Dorrell. Ostensibly edited by Dorrell from papers left by Henry Willoughby; thought to be the work of Dorrell himself, though the name is probably a pseudonym (see DNB under Willoughby). "The apologie, shewing the true meaning of Willoby his Auisa" and "The resolution of a chast and constant wife" each have caption title. "The apologie" is dated 30 Iune 1596. Includes "The victorie of English chastitie", signed: Thomas Willobie frater Henrici Willobie nuper defuncti. Another edition of STC 29755, published in 1594 with title: Willobie his Auisa. Print faded and show-through; leaves cropped at head, with some loss of page numbers and running titles. , 72 p. Imprinted at London : By Iohn Windet, STC (2nd ed.) / 25756 English Reproduction of the original in the Harvard University Library ++++ This book represents an authentic reproduction of the text as printed by the original publisher. While we have attempted to accurately maintain the integrity of the original work, there are sometimes problems with the original work or the micro-film from which the books were digitized. This can result in errors in reproduction. Possible imperfections include missing and blurred pages, poor pictures, markings and other reproduction issues beyond our control. Because this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving and promoting the world's literature.