Norwich Domesday MS (15th-century copy of the 13th-century original)
Prides Procession with Idleness, Gluttony, Letchery, Avarice, Envy & Wrath, drove by Satan. William Kent’s copper-plate illustrations taken from the 1751 edition of Edmund Spenser’s Faerie Queene.
Example of print’s progression from the type of 1577 in Holinshed’s Chronicle through to the clarity and uniformity of printed type in this 1751 edition by London-based printers J. Brindley and S. Wright.
First edition of Holinshed’s Chronicles (1577)
Close-up of Satan in the illustrated edition of Edmund Spenser’s Faerie Queene (1751)