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. Grande chronique. English

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 yeare of our Lord 1608, out of the best authors that haue written of that subiect: by Ed. Grimeston. Grande chronique. English

Author

Le Petit, Jean François, 1546-ca. 1615.

Grimeston, Edward.

Meteren, Emmanuel van, 1535-1612. Historia Belgica nostri potissimum temporis.

Sichem, Christoffel van, ca. 1546-1624, engraver.

Date

1608

Place of Publication

London

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Languages

English

Editorial Practice

Largely a translation of: Le Petit, Jean François. La grande chronique. 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. Eld printed quires O-2D, 3A-3P, 4I-5F, 5X-6C, and possibly the index; Islip printed the rest (STC). 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". The first leaf and the last leaf are blank. Includes index. P. 1413 misnumbered 1415. A variant (STC 12375) is dated 1609. Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. Some foxing and light print. Pages 1342-1345 spotted; page 595 folded in printing, affecting text.

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Identifiers
  • OTA: A02239
  • PURL: http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/A02239
  • DLPS: A02239
  • STC: STC 12374
  • STC: ESTC S120800
  • EEBO-CITATION: 99855993
  • PROQUEST: 99855993
  • VID: 21506