The historye of Italye: a book exceding profitable to be red, because it intreateth of the astate of many and dyuers common weales, how they haue bene, and now be gouerned
(4to)  144  p., 73-216 leaves ; 20 cm.
Various m.s. in two different hands/inks.
Autograph inscription has been crossed out.
later, marbled with brown. Spine reads Hystore of Italye Thomas 1561.
Preface signed: VVylliam Thomas Imprint from colophon. Includes index.
VUL copy: imprint date obliterated. Supplied from STC (2nd ed.) STC records 10+ copies.
Two dates present jan 20 1599, May 7, 1617.
First fly leaf has price of 150-. 3rd flyleaf has bookdealer, Natalli and Bond's catalogue description, 2 notes on Thomas, one on his death. T.P. mounted. Above frame reads in ink Justitia liberabit amorte.