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The history of the vvorld: or, An account of time. Compiled by the learned Dionisius Petavius 1 edition

The history of the vvorld: or, An account of time. Compiled by the lea ...
Denis Petau

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The history of the vvorld: or, An account of time. Compiled by the learned Dionisius Petavius
And continued by others, to the year of our Lord, 1659. Together with a geographicall description of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America

Published 1659 by printed by J. Streater, and are to be sold by Francis Tyton at the Three Daggers in Fleet-street in London .
Written in English.

Edition Notes

Dionisius Petavius = Denis Petau

Another edition of: Petau, Denis. Rationarium temporum

"To the reader" signed: R. P., who claims responsibility for the translation, the continuation to 1659, and the "geographicall description"

"A geographicall description of the world" has individual dated title page and separate pagination; the register is continuous

An additional leaf has been inserted between 4L2 and 4L3 (pp. 607-608); 4L3r and 4L4r are unnumbered; the text is continuous despite pagination

Frontispiece = portrait of Petau

With an errata and advertisment leaf (a1) bound at the end of quire A

The engraved map of the world is bound following the title page of "A geographicall description"

Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery

Wing (2nd ed.) P1677B

Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1989. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 1934:2).

Series
Early English books, 1641-1700 -- 1934:2
Genre
Early works to 1800
Other Titles
Account of time, Geographicall description of the world, History of the world

The Physical Object

Format
Microform
Pagination
[10], 608, [1], 609, [1], 610, [36], 154, [6] p., [2] leaves of plates
Number of pages
610

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL15418920M

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December 3, 2010 Edited by Open Library Bot Added subjects from MARC records.
December 10, 2009 Created by WorkBot add works page