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:
-  p. ; 20 cm. (4to)
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsG97 .A23 1605Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Information
- 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
- Subject Terms:
- Coker Court -- Bookplate.Corston, W. -- Autograph, 1705.Geography -- Early works to 1800.Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1605.World history -- Early works to 1800.
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Abbot, George, 1562-1633, A briefe description of the whole worlde , 1605
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