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The History of the World, in Five Books.

by Ralegh, Sir Walter

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London: Printed for Tho. Basset, Ric. Chiswell, Benj. Tooke Etc, 1687. Whereunto is added in this edition, the life and tryal of the author. Hinges cracked and chipped. Corners heavily bumped, pockmarks and scratches to boards. spine leather cracked with some minor loss to ends, title faded. Bookplate to front pastedown, front endpapers a little loose, creased and chipped due to front gutter being cracked. Some ink notations to margins of preface pages. Content clean and sturdy, text and maps crisp and bright.. Full Leather. Good. Folio.
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The History of the World, in Five Books. Whereunto is added in this Edition, the Life and Tryal of the Author.

by Sir Walter Ralegh, Knight. [Sir Walter Raleigh]:

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London:: Tho. Basset, Ric. Chiswell, Benj. Tooke, et al.,, 1687.. Reprint.. Hardcover. Very Good indeed. The poem, 'The Mind of the Front' is present and precedes the frontis and title page, which are followed by the Preface xxxii, and the Contents 24pp. // Then follows 'The Life of the Valiant and Noble Sir Walter Raleigh, Knight. With his Tryal at Winchester'; printed for George Dawes et al, Third Edition, 1687, and consisting of the portrait frontis, the title page, and the 41pp of text. // These are followed by the 813pp of the main work; [2]pp 'To the Reader'; [26]pp Chronological Table; and [16]pp Alphabetical Table of Contents. This volume, mighty as it is, written while Raleigh was imprisoned in the Tower of London, 'using a wide array of sources in six languages' (Wikipedia), and first published in 1614, takes us up only to the Roman era: it was conceived as being but the 'First Part' - another two projected volumes were never written. // Included in the main work are 2 genealogical… Read More
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The History of the World. In Five Books

by Ralegh, Sir Walter

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Third edition
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Santa Monica, California
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London: Printed by William Jaggard for Walter Burre, 1621. Third edition. Hardcover. poor to vg. Folio. (64) 669 (54)pp., 8 double page plates. Original three-quarter brown leather over brown cloth with gilt lettering and decorative ruling on red leather label and raised bands of spine. Red edges. Marbled endpapers. Poem,with historiated headpiece and decorative initial, and 1614 engraved allegorical second title page. Title page with engraved portrait and coat of arms. Historiated head and endpieces, decorative initials. Marginalia. With eight additional double page plates and maps, and one paginated full page plate as issued. Chronological table at rear. Important work exemplifying how history was conceptualized by early modern intellectuals, utilizing the past to develop moral educational tools for the present. The frontispiece engraving emphasizes this intention showing Magistra Vitae (The Teacher of Life), holding a globe above her head, flanked by Truth and Experience, two figures at each… Read More
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The History Of The World. In Five Bookes

by Walter Raleigh, Sir; RALEGH

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Boonsboro, Maryland
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London : Printed by William Iaggard [, William Stansby, and Nicholas Okes] for Walter Burre, and are to be sold at his shop in Paules Church-yard at the signe of the Crane, 1621. 3rd. Hardcover. Good. Folio, 33 x 22 cm. 3rd ed. Printed by William Jaggard for Walter Burre, 1621. Bound in full contemporary calf. 7 spine compartments. Gilt ruled. Some rubbing / minor wear to cover. Solid binding. Engraved portrait of Raleigh on title. Collated: [66], 184, 181-555, [1], 510, 515-669, [55] pages, [5] plates: genealogical tables (woodcuts), maps. Minor worming through first 60 pages. Some damp staining to upper margin of pages affecting some text. Armorial book plate of William Durning Hole. <br> Raleigh wrote, "The History of the World" while imprisoned by James I in the tower of London. It was initially intended to serve as an educational tool for Henry, Prince of Wales. Henry died in 1612, forcing Raleigh to bring the project to conclusion. Raleigh was only able to complete the… Read More
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