Britannia antiqua illustrata, or, The antiquities of ancient Britain, derived from the Phoenicians

Title

Britannia antiqua illustrata, or, The antiquities of ancient Britain, derived from the Phoenicians

Alternative Title

Full title: Britannia antiqua illustrata, or, The antiquities of ancient Britain, derived from the Phoenicians : wherein the original trade of this island is discovered, the names of places, offices, dignities, as likewise the idolatry, language, and customs of the primitive inhabitants are clearly demonstrated from that nation, many old monuments illustrated, and the commerce with that people, as well as the Greeks, plainly set forth and collected out of approved Greek and Latin authors : together with a chronological history of this kingdom, from the first traditional beginning, until the year of our Lord 800, when the name of Britain was changed into England : faithfully collected out of the best authors ... with the antiquities of the Saxons, as well as Phoenicians, Greeks and Romans / by Aylett Sammes, of Christ's Colledge in Cambridge. Since, of the Inner-Temple.

Creator

Aylett Sammes, 1636?-1679?

Publisher

London Printed by Tho. Roycroft, for the author

Date

MDCLXXVI [1676].

Format

[10], 582, [5] pages, [1] folded leaf of plates : illustrations, map ; 35 cm. (folio)

Description

The first volume. No more published.

Title page in red and black ; title page vignette.

"This book ... licensed to be printed by ... Sr. Joseph Williamson, March 8th, 1674/75, Roger L'Estrange"--T.p., verso.

Includes index.

Provenance

Copy 2: Presented by: Seymour Schulich [Gift2015].
Copy 2: Ownership inscription on front pastedown: Henry White, Close, Lichfield, March IV, MDCCCXI [1811] ; later marginalia in pencil ; hinges cracked ; wormtracks.

Contributor

Schulich, Seymour, former owner.
Schulich-Woolf Collection.

Language

English

Identifier

Dated 1676 .S36 folio
ESTC R19100
Wing S535
Arber's Term cat. I 235

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Citation

Aylett Sammes, 1636?-1679?, “Britannia antiqua illustrata, or, The antiquities of ancient Britain, derived from the Phoenicians,” Schulich-Woolf Rare Book Collection, accessed November 24, 2017, http://schulichwoolf.omeka.net/items/show/216.