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  • Collection: 16th Century

Virorum doctorum de disciplinis benemerentium effigies XLIIII

Title Page
Engraved title page. The verses under each portrait are by Arias Montano. Signatures: A-E? F?. Bound with: [Collection of portrait prints, 16th century] -- Nine worthies / Nicolaes de Bruyn. Amsterdam: Assuerus van Londerseel, 1594 -- Diversarum…

[The Nine Worthies : ornament designs with portraits of kings and heroes.]

Hector Troianus
Title and publication information from British Museum Collection online. Plates signed: "Nicola de Bruin fecit, Assuwerus van Londerseel excudit, 1594", or variation thereof. Roundels including portraits surrounded by decorative elements. Bound with:…

Diversarum gentium armatura equestris

title page
Originally published: Cologne, 1575 (52 plates). Bound with: [Collection of portrait prints, 16th century] -- Virorum doctorum de disciplinis benemerentium effigies XLIIII / Philippe Galle. Antwerp, 1572 -- Nine worthies / Nicolaes de Bruyn.…

[Collection of portrait prints, 16th century]

Portrait of La Royne Elizabeth
Bound with: Virorum doctorum de disciplinis benemerentium effigies XLIIII / Philippe Galle. Antwerp, 1572 -- Nine worthies / Nicolaes de Bruyn. Amsterdam: Assuerus van Londerseel, 1594 -- Diversarum gentium armatura equestris / Abraham de Bruyn.…

Saint Albans chronicle

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Known as "The Saint Albans chronicle"; not the same compilation as the "Chronicles of England" first printed by Caxton (STC 9991-4).
Title and imprint from colophon, leaf 2b7r.
The first leaf has a large cut of the royal arms. The motto "Hec rosa…

Speculum Britanniae.

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The title page is engraved and signed "Pieter Vanden Keere scalp: [sic] 1593." Variant 1: title page unsigned. Identification of printer from STC. With Elizabeth I's arms on (A)2v. Variant 2: this page blank. With an Anglo-Saxon alphabet on (A)4v.…

Historia Maioris Britanniae, tam Angli[a]e q[uam] Scoti[a]e,

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Place of publication from Adams. Date from colophon: Ex officina Ascensiana ad idus Aprilis. MDXXI. Printer's mark on t.p. bears date 1520. Author's preface dedicated to King James V of Scotland; arms of Scotland on verso of t.p. Signatures: A? a-p?…

A memorial of suche princes, as since the tyme of King Richarde the seconde, have been unfortunate in the Realme of England.

Intended to be issued as part 2 of STC 3177.5, but the printing was suppressed by order of the Lord Chancellor; see preface of STC 1247. The title page was published as the final leaf of STC 3178, The tragedies, gathered by Ihon Bochas (1554?).
The…

Magna Charta

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Contains Magna Carta and statutes passed before the reign of Edward III.
Latin and Law French.
Imprint from colophon in v. 2.
Volume 2 has title: Secunda pars veterum statutorum. "The date of this title page varies: 1555 or 1556"--STC.
Volume 1:…

The historie of France

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A translation, by Edward Hoby, of books 1-4 of: La Popelinière, Lancelot-Voisin. L'histoire de France.

In the Huntington copy, the second Earl of Bridgewater has signed the name "Tho: Dannett" to the dedication.

Colophon reads: London printed…