The Historie Of Great Britaine Under The Conquests Of The Romans, Saxons, Danes And Normans: Their Originals, Manners, Habits, Warres, Coines, And Seales: With The Successions, Lives, Acts, And Issues Of The English Monarchs, From Julius Caesar...

By: SPEED, John 1552?-1629.

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"The second edition revised, and enlarged with sundry descents of the Saxons kings, their marriages and armes." A very good restored full leather binding. Folio. 13.0" x 8.5" x 3.5". [20pp.]/pp.1058/ff.1059-1094/f.1096/f.1089/ff.1096-1101/pp.1107-1258/[66pp. - Ending at 'R' in "The Table." (Missing the last 9 leaves). Additional errors in pagination: page no. 246-247 and 309-362 omitted, and 391-430 repeated (but text complete). Original front board preserved. New rear board. Re-cased in full leather, preserving some fragments of the original spine. Recent endpapers. Names to the original endpapers laid-down to a loosely inserted leaf. Frontis absent. Printed title laid-down, with small loss to edges. Clear English text throughout. Some early leaves with small loss to margins. A few pages at the end with later repairs to the margins. Illustrated throughout with family trees, heraldic symbols and coins. A lovely "almost complete" copy of this famous work. ** Referenced by STC 23046.3 / ESTC S121976 *** This work was originally published in 1611, re-printed in 1614, revised in 1623, 1627, and enlarged in 1632. It was published in 1611 together with another volume by John Speed, "The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine". This work was re-printed separately in 1627 and 1631. (H. S. Bennett, English Books and Readers, pp. 173-174). **** Full title reads: "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 C├Žsar, to our most gracious soueraigne King Iames. The second edition reuised, and enlarged with sundry descents of the Saxons kings, their marriages and armes. By John Speed."

Title: The Historie Of Great Britaine Under The Conquests Of The Romans, Saxons, Danes And Normans: Their Originals, Manners, Habits, Warres, Coines, And Seales: With The Successions, Lives, Acts, And Issues Of The English Monarchs, From Julius Caesar...

Author Name: SPEED, John 1552?-1629.

Categories: 17TH CENTURY,

Publisher: At London: Printed by Iohn Beale, for George Humble, and are to be sold in Popes-head Pallace, at the signe of the White Horse. Cum priuilegio Anno 1623 . 0:

ISBN Number: 0

Seller ID: 45437

Keywords: 46827 Speed, John Iohn Beale, for George Humble HISTORY::17TH CENTURY,