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Britain, or a chorographicall description of the most flourishing kingdomes, England, Scotland, and Ireland, and the Ilands adioyning, out of the depth of antiqvitie : beavtified with mappes of the severall Shires of England / written first in Latine by William Camden ; Translated newly into English by Philémon Holland.

  • Camden, William, 1551-1623.
Date
1610
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Publication/Creation

Londini : Jmpensis Georgii Bishop & Ioannis Norton, 1610.

Physical description

822, 233 pages : engr. frontispiece, coat-of-arms & 54 folded & other maps, woodcuts, illustrations ; (folio)

Edition

Finally revised /

Notes

Maps printed on leaves of plates preceding regional descriptions
Includes index
Copy 1. Armorial bookplate of Thomas Bever (d. 1791).
Copy 1. Manuscript inscription : "This book was given to the Rev[eren]d Edward Salter by Samuel Bever, Esq. of Mortimere in the year 1793"
Copy 1. Signature of Francis Hall (dated 17th century?)

References note

STC 4509
ESTC S107167
Skelton, R.A. County atlases of the British Isles, 6
STC (2nd ed.), 4509

Languages

  • English
  • Latin


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