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  1. The Historie of the World.

    The Historie of the World.

    Commonly called, the Naturall Historie … the first [-second] tome.
    First edition in English, first issue, with the Islip imprint. Of this translation, Lowndes says "A work of immense labour, and what few men of his time could have executed in a superior manner to Dr Holland." "This encyclopaedia of ancient knowledge about the natural world had already had a great indirect influence in England, as elsewhere in Europe, but had not been translated into English before, and would not be again for 250 years. Learn More
    £17,500

    Date of Publication: 1601

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 108327

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