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Sir Walter Raleigh"s History of the world

Firth, C. H.

Sir Walter Raleigh"s History of the world

by Firth, C. H.

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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in [Folcroft, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618.,
  • History, Ancient.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles H. Firth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD57.R184 F57 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p. ;
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4535951M
    ISBN 100841441901
    LC Control Number77001815
    OCLC/WorldCa2797979

    May 7, - Explore wllmwvr's board "Sir Walter Raleigh" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Walter raleigh, Tudor history and Uk history pins. This ambitious book, which Raleigh worked on with the help of several assistants, ostensibly deals with Greek, Egyptian, and biblical history up to B.C., but the preface summarizes modern European history and represents one of the earliest English views of the world and its history.

    The History of the World. RALEIGH, Sir Walter. $ 9, Item Number: London: Printed for Walter Burre, First edition with the engraved title-page and the “Minde of the Frontispiece” leaf, and 8 double-page plates and maps as issued. Folio, bound in full brown calf, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, raised bands. A Farewell to the Vanities of the World Prose The Last Fight of the Revenge () Complete - Google Books The Discovery of Guiana () Complete - Google Books Complete - Modern History Sourcebook A Discourse Touching a War with Spain () Complete - Google Books The History of the World () - Google Books [Book II. Ch. ] - Google Books.

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The bibliographic life of the History is as interesting as was the life of its author, filled with successes, pitfalls and controversy. Sir Walter Raleigh was a contemporary of Shakespeare and a favorite among the court of Elizabeth I.

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Sir Walter Raleigh, engraving by Simon Pass for the title page of the first edition of Raleigh's The History of the World (). Courtesy of the trustees of the British Museum; photograph, J.R. Freeman & Co. Ltd. Buy The history of the world by Raleigh, Sir Walter (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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This ambitious book, which Raleigh worked on with the help of several assistants, ostensibly deals with Greek, Egyptian, and biblical history up to B.C., but the preface summarizes modern European history and represents one of the earliest English views of the world and its history.

It has become a classic of English Renassaince literature. Title-page engraved by Elstracke from a design by Raleigh. Sir Walter Ralegh, The history of the world, ed.

by C. Patrides. Colophon: London: Printed by William Stansby for Walter Burre, and are to be sold at his shop in Paules Church-yard at the signe of the Crane. Inclueds errata on verso of colophon. Works of Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt, Vol.

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The last work, undertaken in the Tower, proceeds from the Creation to the 2nd century bc. History is shown as a record of God’s Providence, a doctrine that pleased contemporaries and counteracted the charge of atheism. King James was Read More.

The Works Of Sir Walter Ralegh - Vol II: The History Of The World, Book I by Sir Walter Raleigh. Thorndike Press, Paperback. Good.Scarce edition of Sir Walter Raleigh’s impressive account of the world from the dawn of time to the Roman Empire, containing eight splendid double-page engraved maps and plans, engraved title page with portrait of Raleigh, handsomely bound.

This month’s image is the frontispiece from Sir Walter Raleigh’s ambitiously titled The history of the world.: In fiue bookes ().(shelfmark Elham 70).

Raleigh was imprisoned in the Tower of London on charges of treason fromand it was during this time that he composed his history.