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Digital Image File Name: 
65144
Source Call Number: 
STC 12375 Copy 1
Source Creator: 
Le Petit, Jean François, 1546-ca. 1615.
Source Title: 
A generall historie of the Netherlands: vvith the genealogie and memorable acts of the Earls of Holland, Zeeland, and west-Friseland, from Thierry of Aquitaine the first Earle, successiuely vnto Philip the third King of Spaine: continued vnto this present
Source Created or Published: 
Anno Dom. 1609.
Physical Description: 
p. 101
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Le Petit, Jean François, 1546-ca. 1615.
Uniform Title (Hamnet): 
Historia Belgica nostri potissimum temporis.
Uniform Title (Hamnet): 
Grande chronique. English
Title (Hamnet): 
A generall historie of the Netherlands: vvith the genealogie and memorable acts of the Earls of Holland, Zeeland, and west-Friseland, from Thierry of Aquitaine the first Earle, successiuely vnto Philip the third King of Spaine: continued vnto this present yeare of our Lord 1608, out of the best authors that haue written of that subiect: by Ed. Grimeston.
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
London :
Publisher (Hamnet): 
Printed by A. Islip, and G. Eld,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
Anno Dom. 1609.
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
[28], 299, 310-646, [4], 647-1415 [i.e. 1413], [21] p. : ill. (copper-plate engravings) ; 2⁰.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Netherlands -- History -- Early works to 1800.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Annotations (Provenance)
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Grimeston, Edward.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Warwick Castle (Warwick, England). Shakespeare Library, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Sichem, Christoffel van, ca. 1546-1624, printmaker.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Meteren, Emmanuel van, 1535-1612.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Harmsworth, R. Leicester Sir, (Robert Leicester), 1870-1937, former owner.
Notes (Hamnet): 
In this edition Grimeston includes a translation of Le Petit's preface from "La grande chronique" and mentions in the translator's preface that the continuation of the history is derived from "Historia Belgica nostri potissimum temporis" by Emmanuel van Meteren.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Signatures: A⁶ B⁸ C-3I⁶ chi² 3K-6B⁶ 6C⁴ 6D⁸ [par.]⁶ 2[par.]⁴.
Notes (Hamnet): 
P. 1413 misnumbered 1415.
Notes (Hamnet): 
The first leaf and the last leaf are blank.
Notes (Hamnet): 
A variant of the 1608 edition.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Eld printed quires O-2D, 3A-3P, 4I-5F, 5X-6C, and possibly the index; Islip printed the rest (STC).
Notes (Hamnet): 
The engraved title-page border and many of the fifty-seven portraits are signed by Christoffel van Sichem and were originally published in Le Petit's "La grande chronique".
Notes (Hamnet): 
Largely a translation of: Le Petit, Jean François. La grande chronique.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Includes index.
Citations (Hamnet): 
STC (2nd ed.), 12375
Citations (Hamnet): 
ESTC (RLIN) S120804
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet): 
cs73. Lacking blanks. MS. notes. MS. shelf-mark label on front paste-down. Provenance: armorial bookplate of Francis Greville, Baron Brooke (motto "vix ea nostra voco") (Warwick Castle library copy); bought by Folger from Bangs sale, 27-31 January 1902:731
Call Number (Hamnet): 
STC 12375 Copy 1