[The first-[laste] volume of the Chronicles of England, Scotlande, and Irelande faithfully gathered and set forth by Raphaell Holinshed.

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Author

Raphael Holinshed

Title

[The first-[laste] volume of the Chronicles of England, Scotlande, and Irelande faithfully gathered and set forth by Raphaell Holinshed.

Date

1577

Place

London

Publisher

Printed for George Bishop

Language

English

Contributor

Richard Stanyhurst
William Harrison
Reyner Wolfe

Note

INSCRIPTION:
Inscriptions of Henrie and James Wardlam, some of which are in an early hand, others are copies.

PROVENANCE:
Inside cover has CRRS bookplate with the typed name of David Hoeniger. Large bookplate from the House of Abercairny.

BINDING:
Copy Specific Notes: Binding: Dark Brown calf damaged and worn with broken clasps still present. Spine has Holinshed's Chronicles in gold.

CONDITION:
CRRS copy imperfect: Vol. 1 lacks 2 leaves of preliminaries and 2 prelim. leaves and errata to The historie of Scotland. Vol. 2 lacks t.p., prelim. leaf, p. 291-2, p. 303-4, the extra leaf in sig. Eeee headed Names of the Knights made at Leith and the folded plan of the Siege of Edinburgh Castle in sig. Yyyy.

Leaves: Cropped, some affecting text. First two gatherings heavily damaged. Some stains found throughout.

DEDICATION:
(Dedication to Lord Brooke, contents)

MARGINALIA:
Extensive printed marginalia.

Both front and back covers have extensive number of handwritten notes, autographs and doodles. One of the names has a date of 1666. See pages Des. Engl: 64, 102; His Eng: 12, 49, 79, 113, 152-3, 212, 218, 225, 230, 269. Des. Sco. 1-22 His. Sco. 312, 449-453 etc.

ILLUSTRATIONS:
Numerous woodcuts throughout. Ornamented title pages and initials.

WATERMARK:
Type: Fill Watermark: Large hand with star.

INDEX:
included.

FORMAT:
Folio. Vol 2.

OTHER:
Compilation of the Chronicles was begun by Reyner Wolfe, publisher. Compilers were Holinshed, William Harrison and Richard Stanyhurst.

IMPRINT:
At London : Imprinted for Iohn Hunne, [1577].

REFERENCES:
References: Huth, H. Auct. cat., 3750. Cf. LC Basic, v. 69, p. 259.

CONTENT:
(from t.-p.): v. 1: The description and chronicles of England, from the first inhabiting unto the conquest. --The description and chronicles of Scotland, from the first originall of the Scottes nation till the yeare of our Lorde 1571. --The description and chronicles of Yrelande, likewise from the firste originall of that nation untill the yeare 1547. --v. 2: [The chonicles of Englande from William Conquerour untill this present tyme].

2 v. : ill. ; 30 cm. (fol).

Library Catalog

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

Number of Volumes

2

Call Number

DA130 .H74 1577a v.1
DA130 .H74 1577a v.2

Item Type

Book

Collection

Citation

Raphael Holinshed, “[The first-[laste] volume of the Chronicles of England, Scotlande, and Irelande faithfully gathered and set forth by Raphaell Holinshed.,” Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies (CRRS) Rare Book Collection, accessed October 1, 2022, https://crrs.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/8187.

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