To the Most High and Mightie Princesse Elizabeth

Besides their own imprints, printers made books their own with a few personal touches.

This edition of Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans features a dedication to Queen Elizabeth I.

Elizabeth was a keen lute player. So the Stratford-born printer Richard Field paid tribute to musical talents in his decorative border. [click here to zoom in]

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