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  • Collection: 17th Century

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…

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;…

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.…

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…

Præstantium aliquot theologorum, qui Rom. antichristum præcipuè oppugnarunt, effigies : quibus addita e'logia liborumq[ue] catalogi / operâ Iac. Verheiden.

Printer's statement from colophon. With 50 engraved portraits of Reformers, including Thomas Cranmer, John Knox and John Bale, and one allegorical plate. Engraved portraits are signed H, Hh, Hhon, HAB and are by Heinrich Hondius the elder; title page…

[Britannia. English]

Engraved title page
A translation of: Britannia. Identification of printer from STC. With an additional title page, engraved, lacking imprint: Britannia Page 299 misnumbered 287; other errors in pagination. "Scotland" has a divisional title and separate pagination.…

Chroniques des ducs de Brabant

Title Page
Title-page vignette, tail-pieces. Large engraved arms of Albert and Isabel on verso of title-page, 1 double-page map of Brabant, 36 copper-engraved protraits by Phillipe Galle, or his students, after drawings by Antonio de Succa, Otto Vaenius, Jan…

Certain matters concerning the realm of Scotland

Title page forCertain matters concerning the realm of Scotland
Anonymous. By John Monipennie. The words "Genealogie .. things in Scotland." are bracketed together on the title page, with the word "The" to the left of the bracket. Printer's name from STC. Queen's University copy lacks the first and last blank…

Les blasons des armes de la royale maison de Bourbon & de ses alliances

Engravings are by Pierre Firens. Signatures: ã²ẽ²A-3O²chi². Signature ẽ folded so ẽ2 (engraved t.p.)--precedes ã1. Title-page and illustrative matter engraved, head-pieces, initials. Includes folded leaf depicting coronation of Louis XIII, dated…