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The Historie of the World: In Five Books

By Sir Walter Ralegh, Knight
Format
Book
Published
London : Printed for H. Lownes, G. Lathum, and R. Young, 1628.
Language
English
Contents
  • 1. Intreating of the Beginning and first Ages of the same from the Creation unto Abraham.
  • 2. Of the Times from the Birth of Abraham, to the destruction of the Temple of Salomon.
  • 3. From the destruction of Jerusalem, to the time of Philip of Macedon.
  • 4. From the Reigne of Philip of Macedon, to the establishing of that Kingdome, in the Race of Antigonus.
  • 5. From the settled rule of Alexanders successours in the East, untill the Romans (prevailing over all) made Conquest of Asia and Macedon.
Description
[32], 36, 555 (i.e. 559), [1], 669 (i.e. 665), [54] p. : ill., 6 double maps, 2 double plans, tables ; 34 cm.
Notes
  • ViU copy contains a Life of Sir Walter Raleigh (36 p., B-K2) that did not seem to be accounted for on any of the OCLC records. Possibly inserted.
  • Imprint from colophon.
  • Fifth edition?
  • Signatures: 3 leaves unsigned, A-B⁶C⁴ B-K2 a⁶ b⁸ A-S⁶ T-V⁴ Aa-Vv⁶ Aaa-Vvv⁶ Aaaa-Vvvv⁶ Aaaaa-Zzzzz⁶ a⁶ aa⁶ *⁶ **⁸ (Bb₂, Rr₂, Aaaaa₂ incorrectly signed Bba, Rr₃, Aaaa₂, respectively)
  • Note: Leaf Bb2 is correctly signed in ViU copy.
  • Errors in paging: 1st group, no. 181-184 repeated in the paging; 2d group, p. 285, 296-297, 299, 308, 334, 448, 473, 548, 564 incorrectly numbered 385, 496, 397, 399, 408, 234, 484, 437, 584, 584, respectively, no. 511-514 omitted in the paging.
  • Title vignette (portrait) Marginal notes.
  • Added illustrated t.-p., engraved, with imprint: At London Printed for Walter Bvrre. 1614.
  • Cf. Brushfield, T.N. A bibliography of Sir Walter Ralegh, knt. Exeter, 1908, p. 88-89. 91.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Eighteenth century calf. Signature of A. DeHorne. Inscr. "Zn. Collier bot at Commr. Pelhams sale in January 1778." Ownership labels of Mr. Robinson, Donyland Hall, and of Alfred Smith. Gift of Lewis C. Williams, with his bookplate and signature.
Technical Details
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    a| Title vignette (portrait) Marginal notes.
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    a| Added illustrated t.-p., engraved, with imprint: At London Printed for Walter Bvrre. 1614.
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    a| Cf. Brushfield, T.N. A bibliography of Sir Walter Ralegh, knt. Exeter, 1908, p. 88-89. 91.
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