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  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1629 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cecill, Thomas (engraver)
    Islip, Adam (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 6

Physical description

Print, title-page.

Place of Origin

London (published)


1629 (published)


Cecill, Thomas (engraver)
Islip, Adam (publisher)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'T Cecill sculp. London Printed by Adam Islip Anno Domini. 1629.'
Lettered with title of book etc. and


Height: 28.3 cm cut, Width: 18.4 cut

Descriptive line

Print, title-page to Devout Contemplations Expressed in Two and Fortie Sermons upon all ye Quadragesimall Gospells by C. de Fonseca, engraving by Thomas Cecill, 1629.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1960: Volume 2, Edgar Seligman Gift. London: HMSO, 1966.
Johnson, A. F. A catalogue of engraved and etched English title-pages: down to the death of William Faithorne, 1691. London: Printed for the Bibliographical Society at the Oxford University Press, 1934. xi. 109 p.
Corbett, Margery and Michael Norton. Engraving in England in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: the Reign of Charles I. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1952-64.
Le Blanc, Charles. Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes. Paris: É Bouillon, 1854-1908.




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