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

Author

William Thomas

Title

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

Date

1561

Place

Imprinted at London

Publisher

By Thomas Marshe

Note

FORMAT:

(4to) [16] 144 [8] p., 73-216 leaves ; 20 cm.

MS NOTES:

Various m.s. in two different hands/inks.

INSCRIPTION:

Autograph inscription has been crossed out.

BINDING:

later, marbled with brown. Spine reads Hystore of Italye Thomas 1561.

OTHER:

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.

Library Catalog

https://crrs.ca/rare_books/crrs-rare-book-retrieval-requests/

Call Number

DG466 .T4 1561

Item Type

Book

Files

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Collection

Citation

William Thomas, “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,” Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies (CRRS) Rare Book Collection, accessed May 25, 2024, https://crrs.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/7816.