Hēgemōn eis tas glōssas, id est, Ductor in linguas, the guide into tongues: cum illarum harmonia, & etymologijs, originationibus, rationibus, & deriuationibus in omnibus his vndecim linguis, viz.: 1. Anglica. 2. Cambro-Britanica. 3. Belgica. 4. Germanica. 5. Gallica. 6. Italica. 7. Hispanica. 8. Lusitanica seu Portugallica. 9. Latina. 10. Graeca. 11. Hebrea, &copera, studio, industria, labore & sumptibus Iohannis Minshaei in lucem editum & impressum ... = The guide into the tongues : with their agreement and consent one with another, as also their etymologies ...

PE1635 .A2 M56 1617 Part 1 Title Page.JPG

Author

John Minsheu

Title

Hēgemōn eis tas glōssas, id est, Ductor in linguas, the guide into tongues: cum illarum harmonia, & etymologijs, originationibus, rationibus, & deriuationibus in omnibus his vndecim linguis, viz.: 1. Anglica. 2. Cambro-Britanica. 3. Belgica. 4. Germanica. 5. Gallica. 6. Italica. 7. Hispanica. 8. Lusitanica seu Portugallica. 9. Latina. 10. Graeca. 11. Hebrea, &copera, studio, industria, labore & sumptibus Iohannis Minshaei in lucem editum & impressum ... = The guide into the tongues : with their agreement and consent one with another, as also their etymologies ...

Date

1617

Place

Londini [London]

Publisher

Apud Ioannem Browne

Language

English
Latin
Greek
Hebrew
French
Italian
Spanish
Arabic
Dutch
German
Portuguese
Syriac
Danish
Welsh

Note

IMPRINT:
Londini : Apud Ioannem Browne ..., anno 1617.

With: Minsheu, John. Vocabularium Hispanicolatinum et Anglicum copiosissimum. Londini : Apud Ioannem Browne ..., [1617]. Issued together.

CRRS Library copy has armorial binding, with the arms of James I on covers.

CRRS Library copy has stamp of Aylwin Library.

CONDITION:
Leather binding, damaged. Almost all folios have separated from spine. One stitch around the tapes remains. Most tapes have detached from covers, paper is also very brittle. Paper appears to have been variable weight when used, also used some paper that was already damaged at edge (see especially 2V1r), pages and cover show worm damage.

DEDICATIONS:
Epistola Dedicatoria (to King James, in Latin) X1, Prima Epistola Lectori (Latin) A1, Seconda Epistola Lectori (English) A3

COLLATION:
Folio: π4 (π1 wanting), A6 ($3), 2A-2Y6 ($3) 2π2 ($1), 3π2, 3A-P6($3, +A1, A4, B4) Q2 ($1), χ2
2A2 signed Aa iij
Misnumbered pages: 51 (E2) labelled “52,” 77 (G3r) as “97,” 155 (N6r) as “157,” 183 (Q2r) as “184,” 360 (Gg6v) as “350,” 397 (Ll1r) as “437,” 399 (Ll2r) as “439.” Page numbers start at 2A1 and end at 2Z2r (543); no page numbers in Vocabularium.

CONTENTS:
π 1r – Title Page
π 2r - Epistola Dedicatoria (to King James, in Latin)
A1r - Prima Epistola Lectori (Latin)
A3r - Seconda Epistola Lectori (English)
A6r – Apparatus, key to abbreviations and runes
A6v – Acknowledgments
2A1r – Dictionarium Etymologicum
3π 1r – Title Page - Vocabularium Hispanicolatinum et Anglicum
3π 2r – Advertisements to the Readers
3π 1v – Key to language and grammar abbreviations
3A1r – Vocabularium Hispanicolatinum

Library Catalog

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

Num Pages

560

Call Number

PE1635 .A2 M56 1617

Item Type

Book

Collection

Citation

John Minsheu, “Hēgemōn eis tas glōssas, id est, Ductor in linguas, the guide into tongues: cum illarum harmonia, & etymologijs, originationibus, rationibus, & deriuationibus in omnibus his vndecim linguis, viz.: 1. Anglica. 2. Cambro-Britanica. 3. Belgica. 4. Germanica. 5. Gallica. 6. Italica. 7. Hispanica. 8. Lusitanica seu Portugallica. 9. Latina. 10. Graeca. 11. Hebrea, &copera, studio, industria, labore & sumptibus Iohannis Minshaei in lucem editum & impressum ... = The guide into the tongues : with their agreement and consent one with another, as also their etymologies ...,” Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies (CRRS) Rare Book Collection, accessed September 24, 2022, https://crrs.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/8841.

Files

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PE1635 .A2 M56 1617 Part 2 Frontmatter 2 Verso.JPG
PE1635 .A2 M56 1617 Part 1 A6 Recto.JPG
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PE1635 .A2 M56 1617 Part 1 B1 Recto.JPG
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PE1635 .A2 M56 1617 Cover.JPG