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Creator:
Botero, Giovanni, 1540-1617.
Title(s):

An historicall description of the most famous kingdomes and common-weales in the worlde : relating their scituations, manners, customes, ciuill gouernment, and other memorable matters / translated into English, and enlarged, with an addition of the relation of the states of Saxony, Geneua, Hungary, and Spaine; in no language euer before imprinted.

Additional Title(s):

Relationi universali Parte 2. English

Published/Created:
Printed at London : For Iohn Iaggard, 1603.
Physical Description:
[4], 268 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:
Translation into English from the original Italian of part 2 of Giovanni Botero's Relationi universali. The English translation was first published in 1601 as The traveller's breviat.
Translator's dedication signed: R.I., i.e. Robert Johnson.
STC attributes printing to Robert Barker.
Signatures: [A]² B-2L⁴ 2M².
Woodcut vignette on t.p., woodcut initials.
BAC: BAC copy has ms marginal annotations throughout. Bookplate of Coker Court on inside of upper board. Ms inscription "West Newton Servers" on recto of first free end-paper. Bound with: A briefe description of the whole worlde / George Abbot. London: Printed for Iohn Browne, and are to be sold at his shoppe in S. Dunstans churchyard in Fleet-streete, 1605.
STC (2nd ed.), 3400
ESTC, S100518
Subject Terms:
Coker Court -- Bookplate.
Europe -- History -- Early works to 1800.
Geography -- Early works to 1800.
Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1603.
World history -- Early works to 1800.
Contributors:
Jaggard, John, -1623?, publisher.
Barker, Robert, -1645, printer.
Johnson, Robert, active 1586-1626, translator.
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