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The hierarchie of the blessed angells

Collection Data

Description
A poem in 9 books, each preceded by an argument in verse and an engraved plate, and followed by observations in prose and "A meditation" in verse. Includes a celebrated reference to Shakespeare and his contemporaries (Book IV, p. 206) and some curious stories concerning witches, magicians and ghosts.
Names
Islip, Adam, -1639 (Printer)
Heywood, Thomas, approximately 1574-1641 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1635
Place: London
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KC 1635 Heywood
Topics
Angels
Demonology
Witchcraft
Magic
Genres
Prints
Poetry
Notes
Content: With bookplate of John Kershaw.
Citation/reference: STC 13327; Grolier club: Langland to Wither, p. 120
Content: First edition; engraved title, by Cecill, within an elaborate border with the emblem of the Trinity at the top, and on either side the spirits of the elect ("Electi") and the fallen ("Reiecti").
Content: Signatures: [par]⁶, Aa-Zz⁶, Aaa-Fff⁶, Ggg⁴.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. l., 622, [10] p. incl. illus., 4 pl. 27.5 cm.
Imperfect: first leaf (imprimatur) and last leaf (blank) wanting.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 3622697
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14419385
Library of Congress Control Number: 19018992
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 98909500-c623-012f-a248-58d385a7bc34
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