Alcida Greenes metamorphosis, vvherein is discouered, a pleasant transformation of bodies into sundrie shapes, shewing that as vertues beautifie the mind, so vanities giue greater staines, than the perfection of any quality can rase out: the discourse confirmed with diuerse merry and delightfull histories; full of graue principles to content age, and sawsed with pleasant parlees, and witty answeres, to satisfie youth: profitable for both, and not offensiue to any. By R.G.

Title

Alcida Greenes metamorphosis, vvherein is discouered, a pleasant transformation of bodies into sundrie shapes, shewing that as vertues beautifie the mind, so vanities giue greater staines, than the perfection of any quality can rase out: the discourse confirmed with diuerse merry and delightfull histories; full of graue principles to content age, and sawsed with pleasant parlees, and witty answeres, to satisfie youth: profitable for both, and not offensiue to any. By R.G.

Author

Greene, Robert, 1558?-1592.

Date

1617

Place of Publication

London

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Languages

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Dedication signed: Robert Greene. Signatures: A-K⁴ (-A1). The last leaf is blank. Running title reads: Greenes metamorphosis. Reproduction of the original in the British Library.

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Identifiers
  • OTA: A02073
  • PURL: http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/A02073
  • DLPS: A02073
  • STC: STC 12216
  • STC: ESTC S105886
  • EEBO-CITATION: 99841612
  • PROQUEST: 99841612
  • VID: 6209