The schoole of abuse conteining a plesaunt [sic] inuectiue against poets, pipers, plaiers, iesters, and such like caterpillers of a co[m]monwelth; setting vp the hagge of defiance to their mischieuous exercise, [and] ouerthrowing their bulwarkes, by prophane writers, naturall reason, and common experience: a discourse as pleasaunt for gentlemen that fauour learning, as profitable for all that wyll follow virtue. By Stephan Gosson. Stud. Oxon.

Title

The schoole of abuse conteining a plesaunt [sic] inuectiue against poets, pipers, plaiers, iesters, and such like caterpillers of a co[m]monwelth; setting vp the hagge of defiance to their mischieuous exercise, [and] ouerthrowing their bulwarkes, by prophane writers, naturall reason, and common experience: a discourse as pleasaunt for gentlemen that fauour learning, as profitable for all that wyll follow virtue. By Stephan Gosson. Stud. Oxon.

Author

Gosson, Stephen, 1554-1624.

Date

1579

Place of Publication

London

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Title page is [pointing hand]2. Printed by T. Dawson. Cf. STC. This edition has title page with initials "T D" in the border; B3r, line 1 ends: 'that'. Signatures: [pointing hand] A-E F4 (-[pointing hand]1). Identified as STC 12097 on reel 297:6. Reproductions of originals in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery and Emmanuel College Library, Cambridge University.

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Identifiers
  • OTA: A01953
  • PURL: http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/A01953
  • DLPS: A01953
  • STC: STC 12097.5
  • STC: ESTC S103345
  • EEBO-CITATION: 99899035
  • PROQUEST: 99899035
  • VID: 3498