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Author Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618.

Title The history of the world, in five books. The first intreating of the beginning and first ages of the same, from creation unto Abraham. The second, of the times from the birth of Abraham to the destruction of the Temble of Solomon. The third, from the destruction of Jerusalem to the time of Philip of Macedon. The fourth, from the reign of Philip of Macedon, to the establishing of that kingdom in the race of Antigonus. The fifth, from the settled rule of Alexander's successors in the East, until the Romans (prevailing over all) made conquest of Asia and Macedon ... Whereunto is added in this edition, The life and tryal of the author.

Imprint London, Printed for Tho. Basset, Rich. Chiswell, Benj. Tooke, Tho. Passenger, Geo. Dawes, Tho. Sawbridge, M. Wotton, and G. Conyers, 1687.

Call No.Rare Books Collection Rare D57 .R165 1687
LocationMoore Special Collections

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 Moore Special Collections  Rare D57 .R165 1687    Available  ---
Description 3p. maps, tables. 38 cm.
Note STC R168; Brushfield, Raleigh, 223K.
The "Life" of the author by John Shirley has special title-page.
Bound in full leather; stamped in blind.
Subject History, Ancient.