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Abbot, George, 1562–1633
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.
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)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G97 .A23 1605
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
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.
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), 26
English short title catalogue, S100424
Subject Terms:
Coker Court -- Bookplate.
Corston, W. -- Autograph, 1705.
Geography -- Early works to 1800.
World history -- Early works to 1800.
White, William, -1617?, printer.
Browne, John, -1622, publisher.

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