The historie of Great Britaine vnder the conqvests of the Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans

Title

The historie of Great Britaine vnder the conqvests of the Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans

Alternative Title

Full title: The historie of Great Britaine vnder the conquests of the Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans : their originals, manners, habits, warres, coines, and seales : with the successions, liues, acts, and issues of the English monarchs from Iulius Caesar vnto the raigne of King Iames of famous memorie / by Iohn Speed.

Creator

Speed, John, 1552?-1629

Publisher

At London: Printed by Iohn Davvson [and Thomas Cotes], for George Humble, and are to be sold in Popes-head Pallace, at the signe of the White Horse.

Date

1632

Format

[22], 1042 p., 1043-1086 leaves, 1087-1237, [85] p., [1] leaf of plates : woodcut illustrations, genealogical tables, engraved portrait ; 35 cm (fol.)
Notes:First word of title is xylographic.

Description

First word of title is xylographic.
"T. Cotes pr[inted]. Aaaa to end"--STC.
Title page followed by dedication to King James.
Frontispiece: portrait of the author signed by S[alomon] Savery Sculp.
Published as a continuation of his "Theatre of Great Britaine", both works being listed in the table of contents.
A catalogue of the religious houses, colleges, etc., in England and Wales: numb. leaves 1043-1086.
Includes index.
Signatures: [par.]⁶ A⁸ B-2H⁶ 2I⁴ 2K-4S⁶ 4T⁴ 4V-4Z⁶ 5A⁸ 5B-5Q⁶, [superscript chi]5O⁶, 5S-5Y⁶ 5Z⁴.
Paper repairs to frontispiece, title page, and last page of index.

Provenance

Armorial bookplate: Genl. Aylmer.

Contributor

Savery, Salomon, 1594-1665, engraver.
Dawson, John, -1648?, printer.
Cotes, Thomas, -1641, printer.
Humble, George, -1640, bookseller.

Language

English

Identifier

Dated 1632 .S7
ESTC, S997
STC (2nd ed.), 23049

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Citation

Speed, John, 1552?-1629, “The historie of Great Britaine vnder the conqvests of the Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans,” Schulich-Woolf Rare Book Collection, accessed November 24, 2017, http://schulichwoolf.omeka.net/items/show/664.