The historie of Guicciardin, conteining the vvares of Italie and other partes, continued for many yeares vnder sundry kings and princes, together with the variations and accidents of the same, deuided into twenty bookes and also the argumentes, vvith a table at large expressing the principall matters through the vvhole historie / Reduced into English by Geffray Fenton.

  • Guicciardini, Francesco, 1483-1540.
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Also known as

Historia d'Italia. English


Imprinted at London : By Thomas Vautroullier dvvelling in the Blackfriers by Ludgate, 1579.

Physical description

5 pages, 6 unnumbered leaves, 1,184 pages, 16 unnumbered pages ; (folio)

References note

STC 12458a
Folger. Printed books 12:202
ESTC S116665
STC (2nd ed.), 12458


Covers the years 1490-1534
Translated from the French translation of Chomedey, cf. R.B. Gottfried, Geoffrey Fenton's "Historie of Guicciardin", p. 12
Signatures: *⁶ A-5F⁶ 5G⁴ 5H⁸ (1 r. and v., 5H8 v., blank)
Printer's device on t.p. (McKerrow 170), and p. 1184 (McKerrow 179)
Various errors in pagination
Includes index
Copy 1. Supplier/ Donor: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 5 - 10 December 1898. First (blank?) leaf wanting. Binding: 16th century sheep over boards. Book label of William Morris Kelmscott House. With catalogue card of Sydney Cockerell.


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