Brathwaite, Richard (1588-1673) Natures Embassie: or, the Wilde-Mans Measures: Danced Naked by Twelve Satyres. London: Printed by [Richard Field] for Richard Whitaker, 1621. First edition, octavo, title printed within remarkable woodcut compartment depicting the dance described in the title; separate title pages for The Second Section, The Shepheards Tales, Omphale, and His Odes (collation continuous); rare, six U.S. copies listed in ESTC; bound in full crushed russet levant by Riviere, central gilt lozenge on each board, lettering to spine, inner gilt dentelles, a.e.g.; ex libris John Camp Williams, with his diamond-shaped morocco book ticket, joints a bit dry, head and tail lightly rubbed, corners bumped, 6 1/4 x 4 in.
A4, B-R8, S4.
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