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Creator:
Abbot, George, 1562-1633.
Title(s):

A briefe description of the whole worlde : Wherein is particularly described all the monarchies, empires, and kingdomes of the same: newly augmented and enlarged; with their seuerall titles and scituations thereunto adioyning.

Published/Created:
At London : Printed [by W. White] for Iohn Browne, and are to be sold at his shoppe in S. Dunstans churchyard in Fleet-streete, 1605.
Physical Description:
[164] p. ; 20 cm. (4to)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G97 .A23 1605
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Anonymous. By George Abbot.
Enlarged from the 1599 edition.
Signatures: A-V⁴ X² .
Printer's name from STC.
Woodcut printer's device on t.p.
Woodcut head- and tail-piece and initials.
BAC: British art center copy has bookplate of Coker Court on inside of upper board. Ms inscription "West Newton Servers" on recto of first free end-paper. Autograph of W. Corston dated 1705 on t.p. Ms marginal annotations in a number of different hands throughout. Bound in gilt- and blind-tooled sprinkled and stippled calf; original brass and black morocco catches and clasps remain intact. Has bound with it: An historicall description of the most famous kingdomes and common-weales in the worlde / Giovanni Botero. Printed at London : For Iohn Iaggard, 1603.
STC (2nd ed.), 26
ESTC, S100424
Subject Terms:
Coker Court -- Bookplate.
Corston, W. -- Autograph, 1705.
Geography -- Early works to 1800.
Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1605.
World history -- Early works to 1800.
Contributors:
White, William, -1617?, printer.
Browne, John, -1622, publisher.
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