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Images Dated 2017 February

Choose from 198 pictures in our Images Dated 2017 February collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. All professionally made for Quick Shipping.


The Compleat Gentleman by Henry Peacham, 1622 Featured February Print

The Compleat Gentleman by Henry Peacham, 1622

The Compleat Gentleman fashioning him absolute in the most necessary & commendable qualities concerning minde or bodie that may be required in a noble gentlema[n]. By Henry Peacham. Mr. of Arts sometime of Trinity Coll: in Cambridge. [London] : Anno 1622 Imprinted at London [by John Legat] for Francis Constable, and are to bee sold at his shop at the white lio[n] in Paules churchyard, [1622].
Title page is engraved and signed "Fr [Francis] Delaram. sculp. Anno 1622". Entered on Stationer's Register 3 July [1622].
Title Page.
Dimensions: Binding, 180mm (H) x 128mm (W) x 20mm (Spine). Leaves, 172mm (H) x 125mm (W)

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An embroidered Sweet Bag, late sixteenth-century Featured February Print

An embroidered Sweet Bag, late sixteenth-century

SBT 1992-86. A late sixteenth-century sweet bag; dark pink silk satin ground, embroidered with yellow and pink silk flowers and green/yellow foliage in silk and metal threads, the border and background are also embellished with silver spangles; lined with gold/pink silk; seven-colour plaited drawstring and cord; the drawstring has acorn terminals worked in metal threads; the bottom of the bag has three tassels attached to loops covered with metal thread; the two corners of the bag have intertwined bullion thread motifs.
Face 1 - detail view.
Dimensions: Bag - 110mm (H) x 250mm (max W) 125mm (opening)
Cord - 325mm

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The Gardeners Labrynth, by Thomas Hill, 1577 Featured February Print

The Gardeners Labrynth, by Thomas Hill, 1577

The Gardeners Labyrinth: containing a discourse of the gardeners life, in the yearly trauels to be bestovved on his plot of earth, for the vse of a garden: with instructions for the choise of seedes, apte times for sowing, setting, planting, [and] watering, and the vessels and instruments seruing to that vse and purpose: wherein are set forth diuers herbers, knottes and mazes, cunningly handled for the beautifying of gardens. Also the physike benefit of eche herbe, plant, and floure, with the vertues of the distilled waters of euery of them, as by the sequele may further appeare. Gathered out of the best approued writers of gardening, husbandrie, and physicke: by Dydymus Mountaine. Thomas Hill and Henry Dethicke (Editor). Printed by Henry Bynneman in London, 1577. Dydymus Mountaine = Thomas Hill. Editor's dedication signed: Henry Dethicke. The second part has separate divisional title page and pagination; register is continuous. Includes Index.
Title Page (Second Part) Detail of Illustration.
Dimensions: 172mm x 130mm

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