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Green (Henry) Papers
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This collection contains the professional papers of Henry Green (1801-1873) from 1865-1873 whose mission was to catalogue and document the editions written or mentioned about the works of Andrea Alciati that he had ascertained to exist, whether written by Andrea Alciati or mentioned by other authors.
Born in 1801 and died in 1873, Henry Green was a husband, a reverend, and a member of the Holbein Society ("La Sociéte-Holbein" or "Une Sociéte de Bibliophiles") of Manchester. He was also the editor of the Trübner and Company in London, England. His work consisted of mainly publishing and editing emblematical literatures and its writers. Such publications include On the Emblems of Geffrey Whitney, of Nantwich, in the Sixteenth Century: A paper read before The Architectural, Archeological, and Historic Society of Chester [1865]; Shakespeare and the Emblem Writers [1870]; Grimaldi's funeral oration January 19, 1550, for Andrea Alciati; in photo-lith. fac-simile, With a translation into English, Edited by Henry Green, M. A.[1871]; Andrea Alciati and His Books of Emblems: A Biographical and Bibliographical Study [1872]; and much more.
8 Linear Feet (6 boxes)
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