A generall historie of France

Title

A generall historie of France

Alternative Title

Full title: A generall historie of France / written by Iohn de Serres vnto the yeare 1598 ; much augmented and continued vnto this present out of the most approoued authors that haue written of that subiect. By Ed. Grimeston, Esquire.

Creator

Jean de Serres, 1540?-1598

Publisher

[London] : Imprinted by George Eld

Date

1611

Format

[24], 239, 238-1054, 1045-1154, 1154-1161, pages 1163, 1162-1306, 1337-1340, 1401-1419, [29] pages : portraits (woodcuts) ; 34 cm (fol.)

Description

A translation of: "Inventaire général de l'histoire de la France."

Supplemented mostly from works of Pierre Matthieu.

Engraved title-page, signed "Renold Elstrack sculpsit."

Text continuous despite pagination irregularities.

First leaf is blank.

Head-pieces; initials; printed marginal notes; woodcut portraits.

Includes index.

Provenance

Preliminaries mutilated, otherwise complete ; manuscript contract in early hand on rear fly-leaf; manuscript binder's waste; marginal notes in early hand on 4B4

Presented by Principal Daniel Woolf [Gift2015]

Contributor

Grimeston, Edward.
Matthieu, Pierre, 1563-1621.
Eld, George, -1624, printer.
Elstracke, Renold, active 1590-1630, engraver.
Woolf, D. R. (Daniel R.), donor.
Schulich-Woolf Collection.

Language

English

Identifier

folio Dated 1611 .S47
STC (2nd ed.), 22245
ESTC, S117100

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Collection

Citation

Jean de Serres, 1540?-1598, “A generall historie of France ,” Schulich-Woolf Rare Book Collection, accessed November 24, 2017, http://schulichwoolf.omeka.net/items/show/96.