The imperiall historie, or, The liues of the emperours, from Iulius Caesar, the first founder of the Roman monarchy, vnto this present yeere

Title

The imperiall historie, or, The liues of the emperours, from Iulius Caesar, the first founder of the Roman monarchy, vnto this present yeere

Alternative Title

Full title:The imperiall historie, or, The liues of the emperours, from Iulius Caesar, the first founder of the Roman monarchy, vnto this present yeere : containing their liues and actions, with the rising and declining of that empire; the originall, and successe, of all those barbarous nations that haue inuaded it, and ruined it by peece-meele : with an ample relation of all the memorable accidents that haue happened during these last combustions / first written in Spanish by Pedro Mexia : and since continued by some others, to the death of Maximilian the Second; translated into English by W. T. : and now corrected, amplified and continued to these times by Edvvard Grimeston Sergeant at Armes.

Creator

Pedro Mexía, 1496?-1552?

Publisher

London : Printed by H[umphrey] L[ownes] for Mathevv Lovvnes, dwelling at the signe of the Bishoppes head in Paules Church-yard

Date

1623

Format

[12], 867, [1] p. ; 34 cm. (folio)

Description

An expanded translation, by W. Traheron, of: Historia imperial y cesárea.

Printer's name from STC.

With an additional title page, engraved: The imperiall history.

The first leaf is blank.

Head- and tail-pieces; initials.

Includes index of Roman emperors.

Provenance

Signature of Wm. Rome, 1827, on fly-leaf; armorial stamps on covers.

Presented by Principal Daniel Woolf [Gift2015]

Contributor

Traheron, W., translator.
Grimeston, Edward, editor.
Lownes, Humphrey, -1629, printer.
Lownes, Matthew, -1625, bookseller.
Woolf, D. R. (Daniel R.), donor.
Schulich-Woolf Collection.

Language

English

Identifier

Dated 1623 .M49 folio
STC (2nd ed.), 17852
ESTC S114709

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Citation

Pedro Mexía, 1496?-1552?, “The imperiall historie, or, The liues of the emperours, from Iulius Caesar, the first founder of the Roman monarchy, vnto this present yeere,” Schulich-Woolf Rare Book Collection, accessed November 24, 2017, http://schulichwoolf.omeka.net/items/show/95.