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Title: The Famous and renowned history of the two unfortunate, though noble lovers, Hero and Leander giving an account of all that happened from the beginning of their loves, till both of them ended their lives in the sea for love of each other : their various adventures and the renowned atchivements [sic] of Leander in his many glorious victorys & successes till he was forbid access to the fair Hero by her cruel father upon his killing his rival in a combat : also how (she being imprisoned in a tower) he swam over the sea to visit her & in a boistrous storm was drownded, for the sorrow of which, she leaped into the waves & drownded herself.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The Famous and renowned history of the two unfortunate, though noble lovers, Hero and Leander giving an account of all that happened from the beginning of their loves, till both of them ended their lives in the sea for love of each other : their various adventures and the renowned atchivements [sic] of Leander in his many glorious victorys & successes till he was forbid access to the fair Hero by her cruel father upon his killing his rival in a combat : also how (she being imprisoned in a tower) he swam over the sea to visit her & in a boistrous storm was drownded, for the sorrow of which, she leaped into the waves & drownded herself.
J. S.

[London]: Printed by A. Milbourn for J. Blare ..., [1680?]
Notes:
Illustrated t.p.
"To the reader" signed: J.S.
Place and date of publication from NUC pre-1956.
Advertisement on p. 24.
Reproduction of original in Huntington Library.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A40840.0001.001

Contents
title page
To the READER.
The Famous and Renowned History Of the Two Unfortunate, though Noble Lovers Hero and Leander, &c.
CHAP. I. How Leander, returning in Triumph from his Eastern Victories, fell in Love with the Beautious Hero, and she in Love with him; and of the strange Vision of the Goddess Venus appearing to Horo, and what she represented, &c.
CHAP. II. How Leander passed the Sea to prosecute his Love with Hero, and by what means he delivered her and her Father from death, and slew a great number of their Enemies that had beset them in a Wood, and acted many other strange wonders.
CHAP. III. How Leander Justed before the Princes, and won a Rich Diadem, which he presented to Hero with a Letter in it, manifesting his love, and overthrew a great number of men that lay in Ambush to take his life, &c.
CHAP. IV. How when the fair Hero read Leanders letter, she was transported with Joy, and sent Amarissa her Nurse, in search of him, with a letter she wrote to him. How he killed a cruel Beast, and saved the Woman that came in search of him, and his Amorous dis∣course of Hero, &c.
CHAP. V. ero and Leander meet over-joyed with Love, and knit the Bond that ended with their Lives, and of the mutual Agreement they made, and how Leander prepared to go to Sestus, to gain her Fathers consent.
CHAP. VI. Leander's Fatal Dream, and the Treachery of the Prince of Persopolis, to oppose his love. Heros Father entertains him with Joy, yet denys his Consent, in favour of the Prince of Persopolis, and other Rare Adventures.
CHAP. VII. How Prince Altemansor suborned one to Poyson Leander, and how he was prevented, and how, coming to assassinate him, he slew him and his company, upon which he was forc∣ed to swim the Hellespont, whilst Hero was confined to a Tower, whither, guided by her light, he often visited her by night, and attempting to fetch her away, was drownded, whereupon she leaped into the Sea.
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