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The Resource Descriptio Britanniae, Scotiae, Hyberniae, et Orchadum, ex libro Pauli Iouii Episcopi Nucer ; de imperiis et gentibus cogniti orbis ; cum eius operis prohoemio ad Alexandrum Farnesium Card. ampliss

Descriptio Britanniae, Scotiae, Hyberniae, et Orchadum, ex libro Pauli Iouii Episcopi Nucer ; de imperiis et gentibus cogniti orbis ; cum eius operis prohoemio ad Alexandrum Farnesium Card. ampliss

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Descriptio Britanniae, Scotiae, Hyberniae, et Orchadum
Title
Descriptio Britanniae, Scotiae, Hyberniae, et Orchadum
Statement of responsibility
ex libro Pauli Iouii Episcopi Nucer ; de imperiis et gentibus cogniti orbis ; cum eius operis prohoemio ad Alexandrum Farnesium Card. ampliss
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Subject
Genre
Language
lat
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Cataloging source
EQO
Citation location within source
  • no. 77
  • G-638
  • p. 303
  • 201:38
Citation source
  • Tinto, A. Annali tipografici dei Tramezzino
  • Adams
  • BM STC Italian, 1465-1600
  • NUC pre-1956
Dewey number
016.61
Illustrations
genealogical tables
Index
no index present
LC call number
DA610
LC item number
.G51
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Descriptio Britanniae, Scotiae, Hyberniae, et Orchadum, ex libro Pauli Iouii Episcopi Nucer ; de imperiis et gentibus cogniti orbis ; cum eius operis prohoemio ad Alexandrum Farnesium Card. ampliss
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Preliminaries include Giovio's dedication to Cardinal Alessandro Farnese, and printing privileges issued by Pope Paul III, Francis I, king of France, and Cosimo I de' Medici
  • Includes a list of ancient and modern names of places in England and Scotland by George Lily, English cartographer and friend of Paulo Giovio, living in Italy in mid-century (leaves 42r-44v), as well as Lily's brief biographical sketches of learned Englishmen of that time (leaves 45r-54v), and his timeline, "Anglorum regum chronicon", of the kings of England (leaves 57r-125v)
  • Text printed in large roman type; printed marginal captions in small italic type
  • Woodcuts: printer's device on t.p. (portrait of Sybilla reading, encircled by cherubs, putti, grotesque heads, and leafy swags); variation of the device on verso of last leaf; genealogical tree of the Lancaster and York families on leaf 125v; white historiated initials
  • Signatures: a4 a-2g4 2h6; leaves O3 and O4 blank
Dimensions
22 cm. (4to)
Extent
[4], 125, [1] leaves
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: early vellum over boards; gilt-stamped spine label; edges stained red. "Home Office" blind-stamped into upper board; elaborate engraved bookplate of Jacobo Maximiliano I, conte di Collalto, dated 1771, by T[eodoro] Viero (1740-ca. 1819). The plate portrays Hermes, with quill and paper, standing to the right of a wall, within a border composed of mottoes in Latin. Athena's owl atop the wall has been scratched out. Purchase, A. Sokol, 1984.
Other physical details
1 genealogical table
System control number
  • (OCoLC)43198121
  • ucoclc43198121
Label
Descriptio Britanniae, Scotiae, Hyberniae, et Orchadum, ex libro Pauli Iouii Episcopi Nucer ; de imperiis et gentibus cogniti orbis ; cum eius operis prohoemio ad Alexandrum Farnesium Card. ampliss
Publication
Note
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Preliminaries include Giovio's dedication to Cardinal Alessandro Farnese, and printing privileges issued by Pope Paul III, Francis I, king of France, and Cosimo I de' Medici
  • Includes a list of ancient and modern names of places in England and Scotland by George Lily, English cartographer and friend of Paulo Giovio, living in Italy in mid-century (leaves 42r-44v), as well as Lily's brief biographical sketches of learned Englishmen of that time (leaves 45r-54v), and his timeline, "Anglorum regum chronicon", of the kings of England (leaves 57r-125v)
  • Text printed in large roman type; printed marginal captions in small italic type
  • Woodcuts: printer's device on t.p. (portrait of Sybilla reading, encircled by cherubs, putti, grotesque heads, and leafy swags); variation of the device on verso of last leaf; genealogical tree of the Lancaster and York families on leaf 125v; white historiated initials
  • Signatures: a4 a-2g4 2h6; leaves O3 and O4 blank
Dimensions
22 cm. (4to)
Extent
[4], 125, [1] leaves
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: early vellum over boards; gilt-stamped spine label; edges stained red. "Home Office" blind-stamped into upper board; elaborate engraved bookplate of Jacobo Maximiliano I, conte di Collalto, dated 1771, by T[eodoro] Viero (1740-ca. 1819). The plate portrays Hermes, with quill and paper, standing to the right of a wall, within a border composed of mottoes in Latin. Athena's owl atop the wall has been scratched out. Purchase, A. Sokol, 1984.
Other physical details
1 genealogical table
System control number
  • (OCoLC)43198121
  • ucoclc43198121

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