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The firste volume of the chronicles of England, Scotlande, and Irelande, conteyning 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 1571. The description and chronicles of Yrelande, from the firste originall, untill the yeare 1547. (The laste volume ... conteyning the chronicles of Englande from William Conquerour untill this present tyme.) B.L.

Raphael Holinshed, -1580?.

London : Imprinted for John Harrison, 1577.

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  • Title:
    The firste volume of the chronicles of England, Scotlande, and Irelande, conteyning 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 1571. The description and chronicles of Yrelande, from the firste originall, untill the yeare 1547. (The laste volume ... conteyning the chronicles of Englande from William Conquerour untill this present tyme.) B.L.
  • Author: Raphael Holinshed, -1580?.
  • Contributor: John Hooker 1526?-1601, translator.
  • Publication Details: London : Imprinted for John Harrison, 1577.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Giraldus. Seconde booke of the histories of Irelande.
  • Identifier: System number: 001712133
  • Notes: The pagination of the last volume is resumed from the history of England in the first. Pages 291, 292, 1463, 1464, 1641 and 1642 of the last volume have been supplied on manuscript.
    Imperfect; wanting the folding view of Edinburgh between pp. 1868 and 1869.
    Exhibitions note: Volume 1. Copy at G.6006-7.. Exhibited: "Shakespeare in Ten Acts", British Library, London, 15 April 2016 - 6 September 2016.
    Exhibitions note: Volume 1. Copy at G.6006-7.. Exhibited: "Discovering literature: Shakespeare and Renaissance" (online), 30 April 2016-.
  • Physical Description: 3 volumes ; (folio)
  • Holdings Notes: General Reference Collection G.6006-7. [Another copy.] London: For George Bishop, 1577. fol.***A duplicate with new titlepages.***Wanting the leaf of “Faultes escaped” in the first and second books of the “Description of Britaine,” but containing the list of errata at the end of the History of Scotland, as well as the plate of Edinburgh inserted after fol. 1868 of vol. 2. The present copy also contains an addition of several cancelled leaves at pp. 74, and 90, 91, of the History of Ireland, vol. 1.
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection G.6006-7.
    General Reference Collection 598.h.3-4.
  • UIN: BLL01001712133

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