HEYWOOD, Thomas (c.1570-1640). unaikeon or nine bookes of various history concerning Women; inscribed by ye names of ye nine muses. London: Adam Islip, 1624.
2° (283 x 175mm). Collation: A-Z6 Aa-Rr6. Engraved title in ten compartments of Apollo and the nine muses. (Lacking first and final blank; very slight repair in lower inner margin of A2; small tear in A5 repaired without loss; lower outer corner of Cc1 and Rr2-5 skilfully restored.) 19th-century red morocco gilt by Bedford, edges gilt. Provenance: Mount Stuart bookplate.
FIRST EDITION. An historical treatise on women from classical antiquity, with many poetical translations. STC 13326; Grolier Langland to Wither 142