Naturalis Historia. The Historie of the World. Commonly called, The Naturall Historie of C. Plinius Secundus Translated into English by Philemon Holland

By: Pliny the Elder (Gaius Plinius Secundus) Philemon Holland (trans.)

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London: Adam Islip. Good. 1601. First English Edition. Half Calf. Two volumes bound as one in mid-nineteenth century half calf over marbled boards. Woodcut printer's device to titles, head and tail pieces, historiated initials. Separation at front hinge (though boards still attached by cords). Rubbing to head of spine. Original blank fly leaves replaced by binder. Title page of volume one rebacked. Lacking F2-F5 (pp.51-58) of vol II supplied in copy. Dampstaining to upper corner of vol II, pp.550-632. Tape repair to gutters of pages 41/42 of penultimate index with some loss to index numbers, 1 inch loss to page 84 of penultimate index affecting text; other scattered interior repairs with minor textual loss (request images). Pforzheimer 496. [lviii], 614, [xlii]; [xii], 632, [lxxxvi] but lacking errata/colophon on 3P7 and blank page 3P8. ; Folio . First Edition.

Title: Naturalis Historia. The Historie of the World. Commonly called, The Naturall Historie of C. Plinius Secundus Translated into English by Philemon Holland

Author Name: Pliny the Elder (Gaius Plinius Secundus) Philemon Holland (trans.)

Categories: Ancient History,

Edition: First English Edition

Publisher: London, Adam Islip: 1601

Binding: Half Calf

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 3478

Keywords: Ancient History, Natural History, 17th century