Browse Items (479 total)

Pacata Hibernia

Dedication signed: Tho: Stafford.
Sometimes attributed to George Carew, Earl of Totnes.
Engraved frontispiece portrait of George Carew, Earl of Totnes, is signed "Voerst fec:"
With an additional title page, engraved, with portrait of Queen…

A chronicle at large and meere history of the affayres of Englande and kinges of the same,

"To the gentle reader" signed: Richard Grafton.
At foot of title: Cum priuilegio.
Imprint from colophon except for publication date. Month date from colophon.
"This seconde volume, beginning at Wlliam the Conquerour" has separate pagination,…

Remaines concerning Britaine

Signatures: A-3H?.
Frontispiece is portrait of the author. Armorial bookplate: The Earl of Ilchester.

Ordonnancie ende instructie naer de welcke voort-aen hen moeten reguleren die ghesworen wisselaers ofte collecteurs vande goude ende silvere penningen

Also issued by Verdussen in the same year in French.
T.p. woodcut of arms of Philip IV, King of Spain. Text gives proper weight of coins illustrated.
Signatures: A⁸ B⁴ C-Q⁸ R².
Slip with additional coin and printed legend mounted on G1r;…

Ecclesiae militantis triumphi, siue, Deo amabilium martyrum gloriosa pro Christi fide certamina

Previously issued 1583; cf. BM STC Italian, 1465-1600, p. 185. "The second state of [the t.p.], with the 'III' in the date changed to 'V, ' privilege note added and Grassi's imprint added at the foot"--Mortimer.

Title page (title within…

A collection of emblemes, ancient and moderne

In verse.
Printer's name from STC.
The emblems are printed from plates originally engraved by Crispijn van de Passe the elder for "Nucleus emblematorum" by Gabriel Rollenhagen (STC).
With an additional title page, engraved, "Emblemes.…

The history of Herodian, a Greeke authour : treating of the Romayne emperors after Marcus

Dated_ 1557_H47image 1.jpg
Place of publication from colophon; printer's name, "VVilliam Coplande", also appears in the lower sill of the title-page border. Nevertheless, the Pforzheimer catalogue suspects a false imprint.
Publication date conjectured by STC.
Running title…

Survey of royal revenue, 1552

Folio_HJ41_A6_image 1.jpg
Foliated in pencil; manuscript occupies leaves [6r] through [53r].
Incipit: The certificate of Thomas Lord Darcy of Chiche ...
Dates conjectured by booksellers based on watermark evidence.
Manuscript fair copy of the Royal Revenue Survey,…

Historia mundi, or Mercator's atlas

Translator's dedication signed: Wye Saltonstall.
Signatures: pi² A⁶ a⁴ B-2L⁶ 2M² (2M2 + "Mm3") ²N-²Z⁶ 3A-3H⁶ 3I⁴ (I4 + ²chi1) 3K-4K⁶ ( -4K4) 4L-4N⁴ 4O².
With an additional title page, engraved and signed "G. Glo: inu: fecit", with imprint "London…

The landscape : a didactic poem. In three books. Addressed to Uvedale Price, esq. / by R.P. Knight.

Illustrations drawn by T. Hearne and etched by B.T. Pouncy. Library's copy lacks half-title; small strip, with insciption of Miss Williams, torn away from upper margin of title-page. Bound with: Hodges, William. Travels in India, during the years…