Historiarvm Britanniæ liber sextvs [-octavvs] ...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: White, Richard, 1539-1611.
Other Authors: White, Adrian., White, Thomas, 1593-1676.
Associated Names: Boscard, Charles (Printer), La Rivière, Guillaume de (Printer)
Uniform Title:Historiarum Britanniae insulae. Book 6-8
Format: Book
Published: Duaci : Apud Carolum Boscardum, typographum iuratum, 1598-1600.
Physical Description:3 bks in 1 ; 16 cm (8vo)
Place of Publication:
France -- Douai.
General note:Book 6 dated 1598, books 7 & 8 dated 1600.
Book 6 has a final leaf of errata.
Colophon on leaf H7v of book 6: Attrebati, Ex typographia Gvllielmi Riuerii, typographi ivrati, M.D.XCVIII.
Edited by Thomas White (Bk 7 p. [7]) and Adrian White (Bk 6 p. [7]).
Head- and tail-pieces, initials.
Ornament on title page to each book.
Pagination: [8], 123, [3]; [8], 96; [4], 108 p.
RLG Union catalogue note: "Books 1-5 of this work were issued as one item in Arras in 1597. Books 6-11 were issued as separate items. Books 1-9 were also issued as a set with a collective title page with the title "Historiarum Britanniae insulae" in 1602." This Trinity copy contains only Books 6-8.
Some errors in pagination.
Subtitle of each book is different. Book 6 has subtitle "Quo vis armorum in campis, & authoritas litterarum in scholis, atque religio Christiana in orbe terrarum publicata, demo[n]stratur"; Book 7 has subtitle "Quo verus ad eam insulam Saxonum ingressus, & permansio declaratur"; Book 8 has subtitle "Quo vera causa excidij, regni Britonum in insula, demonstratur"
Two further books appeared in 1606-1607; they are very scarce.
Citation / References note:Adams, W91
Immediate source of acquisition note:
Donation; John Laughton.
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