Detail View: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection: The history of the world

Digital Image File Name: 
077710
Source Call Number: 
STC 20637 Copy 1
Source Creator: 
Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618.
Source Title: 
The history of the world
Source Created or Published: 
1614
Physical Description: 
engraved title page
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618.
Title (Hamnet): 
The history of the world
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
At London :
Publisher (Hamnet): 
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],
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
1614.
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
[76], 492, 491-651, [3], 776, [64] p., [8] folded plates : genealogical tables (woodcuts), maps ; 2⁰.
Subject (Hamnet): 
History, Ancient - Early works to 1800.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Printed waste (Binding)
Subject (Hamnet): 
Annotations (Provenance)
Subject (Hamnet): 
Underscoring (Provenance)
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Elstracke, Renold, fl. 1590-1630, printmaker.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Harmsworth, R. Leicester Sir, (Robert Leicester), 1870-1937, former owner.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Anonymous. By Sir Walter Raleigh.
Notes (Hamnet): 
The title page is engraved and signed: Ren: Elstrack sculpsit.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Printer's name and bookseller's address from colophon.
Notes (Hamnet): 
The first leaf contains "The minde of the front.".
Notes (Hamnet): 
With slip-cancel on leaf E1v.
Notes (Hamnet): 
"The first part of the historie of the vvorld .. The third booke" (caption title) begins new pagination on 4A1r.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Includes indexes.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Leaves 3K4 and 7C6 are blank.
Notes (Hamnet): 
With errata slip.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Identified as STC 20637a on UMI microfilm reel 1359.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Signatures: pi² [superscript pi]A-E⁴, a-c⁶ d², B-C⁶ D⁶(±D6) E⁶(±E4) F⁶ G⁶(±G1) H-3I⁶ 3K⁴, 4A-6T⁶ 6V-6Y⁴, 7A-7C⁶.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Entered 15 April 1611.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Copy 1. Washington, D.C., Folger Shakespeare Library, 2010. Lost at Sea. DFo
Citations (Hamnet): 
STC (2nd ed.), 20637
Citations (Hamnet): 
Pforzheimer, 820
Citations (Hamnet): 
ESTC (RLIN) S116300
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet): 
HH175/14. Slip-cancel on E1v; D6, E4, and G1 are cancels. MS. notes on K2v, K3r, K6r, M3r, T6v; MS. correction to [superscript pi]C4r; burn-hole, H3; map belonging after 5D4 misbound after 2E4. Bound in old calf, all edges stained red, with binder's title: "Ralegh's history of the world". Provenance: Harmsworth copy
Call Number (Hamnet): 
STC 20637 Copy 1