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The Schoole of Abuse, and a Short Apologie for the Schoole of Abuse (1579)

By: GOSSON, Stephen

Price: £13.50

Publisher: 35, Wheelys Road, Birmingham, Privately Published ?: 1868

Seller ID: 006383

Condition: Fair


Edited by Edward Arber (English Reprints series). Small slim 12mo, pp 80, uncut edges, grey paper-covered boards, rubbed and frayed, joints cracking on the spine, but all still tight and sound. [Stephen Gosson (April 1554 - 13 February 1624) was an English satirist. He was baptized at St George's church, Canterbury, on 17 April 1554. He entered Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 1572, and on leaving the university in 1576 he went to London. In 1598 Francis Meres in his Palladis Tamia mentions him with Sir Philip Sidney, Edmund Spenser, Abraham Fraunce and others as the "best for pastorall"... View more info