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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.2

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.2

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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.2
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.2
Title variation
  • Raleighs history
  • History of the world
  • Continuation of Sir W. Raleigh's History of the world
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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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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.2
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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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
698529
Dimensions
20 cm. [8vo]
Extent
4 volumes ([2], [2], [5], [1], xvi, [6], 542 pages, [1] leaf of plates; [2], 463, [1]; [2], 558, [2]; [2], 404 [i.e. 396], [47], [1] pages)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portraits (metal cut)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 698529
  • (Sirsi) 698529
  • (OCoLC)41455412
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.2
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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
698529
Dimensions
20 cm. [8vo]
Extent
4 volumes ([2], [2], [5], [1], xvi, [6], 542 pages, [1] leaf of plates; [2], 463, [1]; [2], 558, [2]; [2], 404 [i.e. 396], [47], [1] pages)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portraits (metal cut)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 698529
  • (Sirsi) 698529
  • (OCoLC)41455412

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