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Howell, James, 1594?-1666
Londinopolis : an historicall discourse; or, Perlustration of the city of London, the imperial chamber, and chief emporium of Great Britain: whereunto is added another of the city of Westminster, with the courts of justice, antiquities, and new buildings thereunto belonging / by Jam Howel ...
London : Printed by J. Streater, for Henry Twiford, George Sawbridge, Thomas Dring, and John Place ..., 1657.
Physical Description:
[10], 124, 301-407, [8] p., 3 leaves of plates : port., map ; 28 cm.
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DA681 H85 1657+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
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BEIN Osborn pb28: Imperfect: p. 9-10, 111-112 mutilated.
BEIN ByzL O50: Imperfect: plate wanting.
Frontispiece engraved by Abraham Bosse, with the head engraved by Claude Mellan.
Title in red and black.
"Largely borrowed from Stow."--Dict. nat. biog.
Paging irregular: p. 91-94, 351-354 numbered 81-84 and 353-356 respectively; nos. 125-300 omitted. "The seeming error may perhaps be attributed to the book being printed at different offices."--Upcott.
"A catalogue of Mr. Howels works": p. [7]-[8] at end.
Map of London sometimes attributed to Wenceslaus Hollar, but "is almost certainly not his work."--cf. Howgego, J. Printed maps of London (2nd ed.), p. 8
Wing, D.G. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700 (2nd ed.), H-3091
Signatures: [a]⁴ ([a]1 blank) b² B-Q⁴ Aa-Nn⁴ Oo-Qq².
Subject Terms:
Dring, Thomas -- Publisher.
Frederique, alderman -- Presentation inscription (BEIN Osborn pb28)
London (England) -- Description and travel.
London (England) -- History.
Nathan, Harry Louis Nathan, baron, 1889-1963 -- Bookplate (BEIN Osborn pb28)
Place, John -- Publisher.
Sawbridge, George -- Publisher.
Smith, Joseph -- Autograph (BEIN Osborn pb28)
Streater, J. -- Printer.
Treloar, William Purdie, sir, 1843-1923 -- Bookplate (BEIN Osborn pb28)
Twiford, Henry -- Publisher.
Engravings -- 1657.
Etchings -- 1657.
Bosse, Abraham, 1602-1676, engraver.
Mellan, Claude, 1598-1688, engraver.

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