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Verstegan, Richard, ca. 1550–1640
The post of the world : vvherin is contayned the antiquities and originall of the most famous cities in Europe with their trade and traficke, with their wayes and distance of myles, from country to country, with the true and perfect knowledge of their coynes, the places of their mynts, with al their martes and fayres, and the raignes of all the kinges of England : a book right necessary and profitable for all sortes of persons, the like before this tyme not imprinted ...
[London] : Imprinted at London by Thomas East, 1576.
Physical Description:
[24], 112 p. ; 15 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
D904 V37 1576
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Originally published in German, also translated into French and Italian. cf. Dedicatory epistle.
Title vignette.
Page 67 misnumbered 76.
Signatures: *-**⁴ A-P⁴
First part, p. [2]-[15] (1st group) has caption title: An almanack for XVIJ yeares.
Added t.-p., p. [17] (1st group) has title: The post for diuerse partes of the world ... / published by Richard Rowlands ... [Imprint as above.]
Attributed to Richard Verstegan. cf. BM, NUC pre-56.
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), 21360
Subject Terms:
Almanacs, English.
Europe -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Europe -- Description and travel.
Penrose, Boies -- Bookplate.

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