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The Resource The general history of the world : being an abridgment of Sir Walter Raleigh. : With a continuation from the best historians to the present times. In four volumes, v.4

The general history of the world : being an abridgment of Sir Walter Raleigh. : With a continuation from the best historians to the present times. In four volumes, v.4

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The general history of the world : being an abridgment of Sir Walter Raleigh. : With a continuation from the best historians to the present times. In four volumes, v.4
Title
The general history of the world
Title remainder
being an abridgment of Sir Walter Raleigh. : With a continuation from the best historians to the present times. In four volumes
Title number
v.4
Title variation
  • Raleighs history
  • History of the world
  • Continuation of Sir W. Raleigh's History of the world
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Contributor
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Former owner
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Continues
Cataloging source
HUV
Citation location within source
  • N007447
  • v. 21, p. 273
Citation source
  • ESTC (RLIN)
  • Folger. Printed books
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Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
D17
LC item number
.xR3 1708
Literary form
non fiction
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Label
The general history of the world : being an abridgment of Sir Walter Raleigh. : With a continuation from the best historians to the present times. In four volumes, v.4
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Publication
Note
  • Engraved frontispiece is a portrait of Raleigh
  • Signatures: v.1: pi2(-pi2) A8 a8(-a8) B-2L8 2M8(-2M8); v.2: pi2(-pi2) A-2F8; v.3: pi2(-pi2) A-2M8; v.4: pi(-pi2) A-P8 Q4 R-2B8 2C2 2D-2F8
  • Errors in pagination (v.4): p. 257 follows p. 248 with no loss of text
  • Bookseller's advertisments: p. [1]-[2] at end of v. 3
  • Index: p. [1]-[47], 3rd sequence at end of v. 4
  • Errata: p. [6], 6th sequence at beginning of v. 1
  • Running title: (v.1): The history of the world
  • Running title: (v.2-4): A continuation of Sir W. Raleigh's History of the world
  • "Vol.1 contains an abridgment of Sir Walter Raleigh's 'The history of the world'; vol. 2-3 contain the continuation, probably by Laurence Echard".--ESTC
  • Title pages in red and black; v.1 has added t.p
  • Dedication to the Right Honourable Charles Lord Hallifax (not traced): p. [1]-[5] at beginning of v.1
Control code
698532
Dimensions
20 cm. [8vo]
Extent
4 v. ([2], [2], [5], [1], xvi, [6], 542 p., [1] leaf of plates; [2], 463, [1]; [2], 558, [2]; [2], 404 [i.e. 396], [47], [1] p.)
Other physical details
port. (metal cut)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 698532
  • (OCoLC)ocm41455412
Label
The general history of the world : being an abridgment of Sir Walter Raleigh. : With a continuation from the best historians to the present times. In four volumes, v.4
Publication
Note
  • Engraved frontispiece is a portrait of Raleigh
  • Signatures: v.1: pi2(-pi2) A8 a8(-a8) B-2L8 2M8(-2M8); v.2: pi2(-pi2) A-2F8; v.3: pi2(-pi2) A-2M8; v.4: pi(-pi2) A-P8 Q4 R-2B8 2C2 2D-2F8
  • Errors in pagination (v.4): p. 257 follows p. 248 with no loss of text
  • Bookseller's advertisments: p. [1]-[2] at end of v. 3
  • Index: p. [1]-[47], 3rd sequence at end of v. 4
  • Errata: p. [6], 6th sequence at beginning of v. 1
  • Running title: (v.1): The history of the world
  • Running title: (v.2-4): A continuation of Sir W. Raleigh's History of the world
  • "Vol.1 contains an abridgment of Sir Walter Raleigh's 'The history of the world'; vol. 2-3 contain the continuation, probably by Laurence Echard".--ESTC
  • Title pages in red and black; v.1 has added t.p
  • Dedication to the Right Honourable Charles Lord Hallifax (not traced): p. [1]-[5] at beginning of v.1
Control code
698532
Dimensions
20 cm. [8vo]
Extent
4 v. ([2], [2], [5], [1], xvi, [6], 542 p., [1] leaf of plates; [2], 463, [1]; [2], 558, [2]; [2], 404 [i.e. 396], [47], [1] p.)
Other physical details
port. (metal cut)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 698532
  • (OCoLC)ocm41455412

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