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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 Bookes. [1634 Maps, Illustrations)
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The History Of The World. In Five Bookes. [1634 Maps, Illustrations)

by Ralegh [Raleigh], Sir Walter. 1552?-1618

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Fourth Edition
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Printed for Walter Burre,. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1634. Fourth Edition. Hardcover. Engravings; Frontis date 1614 but appears to conform to ESTC points for 1634. Armorial book plate of Baron De Loon. 8 folding maps and plans often with repairs. Includes "Chronologicall table". Presumed 4th edition. Written during his imprisonment in the Tower of London, the History . Of the World is Sir Walter Raleigh's most important prose work. The book, originally intended as a multivolume project, covers the creation of the world to 146BC and aims to show history as a moral exercise. Initially, the work was intended to serve as an educational tool for Henry, Prince of Wales (1594-1612) and includes numerous references to warfare, law and kingship. Although Raleigh was imprisoned for treason, the book, due to its association with the Prince was entered on the Stationer's list of approved books in 1611 but following Henry's death in 1612, Raleigh was forced to bring the… Read More
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THE HISTORIE [HISTORY] OF THE WORLD IN FIVE BOOKS. Printed in 1628. Folio. Leather. [Travel.]

THE HISTORIE [HISTORY] OF THE WORLD IN FIVE BOOKS. Printed in 1628. Folio. Leather. [Travel.]

by RALEGH [RALEIGH], Sir Walter

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Fourth Edition
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London: Title: William Stansby for Walter Burre. Colophon: Printed for H. Lownes, G. Lathum, and R. Young, 1628. Fourth Edition. Title page the same as the First Edition of 1614, colophon indicates this to be the 1628 edition, which is the Fourth Edition. Preceded only by three editions: 1614 (which were suppressed by the Archbishop of Canterbury, and ordered to be seized by King James I), 1617, and 1621. This is a very large book, Folio-sized, near 14 inches tall. Collation: Title Page, Second Title Page, [66], 184, 181-555, [1], 510, 515-669, [55] pages. This book is complete, including both ttle pages. In Good condition, and consistent with that book grade. Bound in calf leather, with a morocco label. The binding is from the early to mid 1800's, and shows a lot of generalized wear, as shown. The leather is supple. It has been archivally rebacked, with the spine laid down, the archivally rebacked hinges are sound. The boards are heavily rubbed and worn especially around the edges. The title… Read More
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The History of the World, in Five Books...; Whereunto is added in this Edition, the Life and...
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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 RALEGH [RALEIGH], Sir Walter

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London: Tho. Basset, 1687. hardcover. very good(+). Complete with "The Mind of the Front" poem by Ben Jonson, frontispiece portrait and extra illustrated allegorical title; 8 double-page maps, and a few in-text woodcut charts throughout; decorative initials and headers for each of the 5 books; rubricated title. [4], xxxii, [24], 44, 813, [45] pages with text in double columns. Very thick folio, contemporary calf with some blind-stamped daetails, expertly re-backed in similar mottled calf with leather label (covers and edges scuffed and worn but sound). London: Tho. Basset, Ric. Chiswell, Benj. Tooke, Tho. Passenger, Geo. Dawes, Tho. Sawbridge, M. Wotton and G. Conyers, 1687. Early edition, the first to include the "Tryal."<br/><br/> Minor staining at rear in the Chronology and Content sections, but generally a clean, tight copy. "Raleigh's labours, which began with the creation, only reached to 130 B.C., the date of the conversion of Macedonia into a Roman… 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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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 Books
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The History of the World, In Five Books

by RALEGH, Sir Walter

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London: Robert White et al, 1677. Hardcover. Very good. [44], 54 [48], 885 [854], [46] p. 38 cm. Frontisportrait and decorations. Black and red title. 8 two-page maps and plan. 2 charts within text. Rebound in quarter leather with marbled paper boards. Text in two columns. Corners bumped. Hinges beginning to crack internally. Repair to frontisportrait. Scattered dampstains and spots. Small tears in pages numbered pp. 179, 329, 811. Repaired bottom corner p. 203. Contents: The First, Intreating of the Beginning and first Ages of the same, from the Creation until Abraham. The Second, Of the Times from the Birth of Abraham to the destruction of the Temple of Solomon. The Third, From the destruction of Jerusalem to the time of Philip of Macedon. The Fourth, From the Reign of Philip of Macedon, to the establishing of that Kingdom in the Race of Antiogonus. The Fifth, From the settled Rule of Alexander's Successours in the East, until the Romans (prevailing over all) made Conquest of Asia and Macedon. By… Read More
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The History Of The World. In Five Bookes
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The History Of The World. In Five Bookes

by Walter Raleigh, Sir; RALEGH

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3rd
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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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