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

Date

1577

Place

At London

Publisher

Imprinted for Iohn Hunne

Language

English

Contributor

Richard Stanyhurst
William Harrison
Reyner Wolfe

Note

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]

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

CONDITION:
Copy imperfect: Vol. 1 lacks 2 leaves of preliminaries (Dedication to Lord Brooke, contents) 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.

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

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

CITATION/REFERENCE:
References: Huth, H. Auct. cat., 3750. Cf. STC 13568 and LC Basic, v. 69, p. 259.

Library Catalog

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

Number of Volumes

2

Call Number

DA130 .H74 1577 v.1

Item Type

Book

Collection

Citation

Raphael Holinshed, “The firste-[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/8188.

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