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The History of the World

Raleigh, Walter, Sir
Format
Book; Online
Published
At London : Printed [by William Stansby] for Walter Burre, 1614.
Language
English
Description
[82], 492, 491-651, [3], 776, [62] p., [16] leaves of plates : ill., maps ; 33 cm. (fol.)
Notes
  • First edition; published anonymously. Part 1 only published, in five books. By Sir Walter Raleigh. Cf. ESTC.
  • Engraved t.p., mounted, and signed, Ren. Elstrack, sculpsit; and Ben Jonson's stanzas "The minde of the front" on verso of 1st preliminary leaf, mounted facing engraved title page.
  • Colophon on 7C5 verso reads: "London. Printed by William Stansby for Walter Burre, and are to be sold at his shop in Paules Churchyard at the signe of the Crane. 1614." Stansby's device at head.
  • Errata on leaf 7C5 recto.
  • "The first part of the historie of the vvorld . The third booke" (caption title) begins new pagination on leaf 4A1r.
  • Contains [16] engraved leaves of plates: six maps and 2 plans, all on double leaves. Engraved by William Hole.
  • Errors in paging: (second count) p. 164 misprinted as 165, 387 as 389, 535 as 525, ; 491-492 repeated; (fourth count, i.e. the third and fourth books) p. 157 misprinted as 153, p. 224 as 228, 276 as 267, 439 as 436.
  • Signatures: pi² A-E⁴ a-c⁶ d² B-3I⁶ 3K⁴ 4A-6T⁶ 6U-6Y⁴, 7A-7C⁶; (3k3 verso and 3K4 is blank, leaves 4A2, 4A3 signed 3A2, 3A3, quire 7A signed 6A; 7C6 blank).
  • Includes indexes.
  • Head- and tail-pieces; initials; text in roman and italic type; printed marginalia.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Library copy: Leaves 4A2, 4A3 and quire 7A are correctly signed. Imperfect: leaves 7C5 and 7C6 lacking. Bound immediately following the table of contents (a-c⁶ d²) is "The Life of Sir Walter Raleigh" (54p.), signed B-N². It is from 1677 London edition of the same work (Cf. Sabin, entry 67560).
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Bound in full mottled calf over wooden boards. All edges red. Spine in seven compartments divided by raised bands. Gilt stamped black spine leather label in second compartment. Housed in a brown cloth covered clamshell box. Spine label on the box: Raleight's History of the World. Tracy W. McGregor Library, American History Collection. This copy recataloged through a generous grant from the McGregor Fund.
Cited in
Brushfield, T.N. Bibliography of Sir Walter Raleigh (1908), p. 88-90, no. 223A
English short title catalogue, entry S116300
Carl H. Pforzheimer Library, entry 820
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), entry 20637
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    a| Errata on leaf 7C5 recto.
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    a| Errors in paging: (second count) p. 164 misprinted as 165, 387 as 389, 535 as 525, ; 491-492 repeated; (fourth count, i.e. the third and fourth books) p. 157 misprinted as 153, p. 224 as 228, 276 as 267, 439 as 436. 5| ViU
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    a| Brushfield, T.N. Bibliography of Sir Walter Raleigh (1908), c| p. 88-90, no. 223A
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    a| English short title catalogue, c| entry S116300
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    a| Carl H. Pforzheimer Library, c| entry 820
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    590
      
      
    a| SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Bound in full mottled calf over wooden boards. All edges red. Spine in seven compartments divided by raised bands. Gilt stamped black spine leather label in second compartment. Housed in a brown cloth covered clamshell box. Spine label on the box: Raleight's History of the World. Tracy W. McGregor Library, American History Collection. This copy recataloged through a generous grant from the McGregor Fund.
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