A contemplation of mysteries contayning the rare effectes and significations of certayne comets, and a briefe rehersall of sundrie hystoricall examples, as well diuine, as prophane, verie fruitfull to be reade in this our age: with matter delectable both for the sayler, and husbandman, yea and all traueylers by sea and lande, in knowing aforehande, howe daungerous a tempest will succeede by the sight of the clowd coming ouer the head, and other matters fruitful to be read as shal appere in the table next after the preface. Gathered and englished, by Thomas Hyll.

Title

A contemplation of mysteries contayning the rare effectes and significations of certayne comets, and a briefe rehersall of sundrie hystoricall examples, as well diuine, as prophane, verie fruitfull to be reade in this our age: with matter delectable both for the sayler, and husbandman, yea and all traueylers by sea and lande, in knowing aforehande, howe daungerous a tempest will succeede by the sight of the clowd coming ouer the head, and other matters fruitful to be read as shal appere in the table next after the preface. Gathered and englished, by Thomas Hyll.

Author

Hill, Thomas, b. ca. 1528.

Date

1574

Place of Publication

London

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Languages

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Editorial Practice

Publication date conjectured by STC. With woodcut title vignette. In the preface Hill gives as his reasons for 'renuing againe' his treatise the usual weather the past 2 years so there is likely a lost earlier ed.--STC. Final leaf misnumbered 75. Some print show-through. Reproduction of the original in the British Library.

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Identifiers
  • OTA: A03363
  • PURL: http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/A03363
  • DLPS: A03363
  • STC: STC 13484
  • STC: ESTC S117617
  • EEBO-CITATION: 99852829
  • PROQUEST: 99852829
  • VID: 18181