Dowland, Songes, 1597 (π1r)

A woodcut title page for John Dowland’s collection of songs, with the title and imprint information printed from metal pieces of type dropped into the wooden frame.

A woodcut title page for John Dowland's collection of songs.

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John Dowland, The first booke of songes, or, Ayres of fowre partes with tableture for the lute : so made that all the partes together, or either of them seuerally may be song to the lute, orpherian or viol de gambo. London: Peter Short, 1597. (sig. π1r)

Boston Public Library, G.400.51 FOLIO (public domain)

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