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Jac. Augusti Thuani Historiarum sui temporis tomus primus[-septimus].

Author/Creator:
Thou, Jacques-Auguste de, 1553-1617.
Standardized Title:
Historia sui temporis
Other Title:
Historiarum sui temporis tomus primus
Half-title: Historiarum sui temporis libri CXXXVIII
Publication:
Londini : Excudi curavit Samuel Buckley, MDCCXXXIII [1733]
Format/Description:
Book
7 v. : ill., port. ; 38 cm. (fol.)
Subjects:
Thou, Jacques-Auguste de, 1553-1617.
Europe -- History -- 1517-1648.
Form/Genre:
Subscribers' lists -- England -- London -- 18th century.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Contents:
Tom. 1. Lib. I-XXIV (1546-1560)
t. 2. Lib. XXV-XLVIII (1560-1570)
t. 3. Lib. XLIX-LXXIII (1570-1581)
t. 4. Lib. LXXIV-XCIX (1581-1590)
t. 5. Lib. C-CXXIII (1590-1600)
t. 6. Lib. CXXIV-CXXXVIII (1600-1607). Item Nic. Rigaltii De rebus Galliae Lib. III (1607-1610)
t. 7. Sylloge scriptorum varii generis et argumenti : in qua plurima de vita, moribus, gestis, fortuna, scriptis, familia, amicis, et inimicis Thuani scitu dignissima continentur : ex quibus partim antehac editis, partim ineditis, nuc vero primum collectis atque huic editioni Historiae additis, consicitur.
Notes:
Title pages of v. 1-6 in red and black.
Vol. 1 has half-title: "Jac. Aug. Thuani Historiarum sui temporis libri CXXXVIII".
Vol. 6 includes "Nic. Rigaltii De rebus Galliae a fine Jac. Aug. Thuani libri tres" on p. 441-497.
Vol. 7 has title: "Sylloge scriptorum varii generis et argumentii ... " and includes "Commentariorum de vita sua libri sex".
Subscribers' list in preliminaries of v. 1.
Engraved vignette on title pages, head- and tail-pieces.
Woodcuts: initials and tailpieces.
Printed marginalia.
Main text (v. 1-6) is complete in CXXXVIII books.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Local notes:
This title is part of The Library and Reading of Jonathan Swift: a Partial Replication, a collection given to the University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library in 2005 in memory of Susan Homans Elias and in honor of the late Heinz J. Vienken.
Library copy in full leather with blind-stamped covers; six raised bands on spine; gold-stamped spine panels; red morocco label on spine with title stamped in gold; cover edges stamped in gold; all edges speckled red.
Vol. 1 has bookseller's ms. notes in pencil on front free endpaper.
Vol. 7 has leaf 6C2 misbound before 6C1.
Penn Provenance:
Vienken, Heinz J. (honoree)
Elias, Susan Homans (honoree)
Suffield, Edward, Lord (bookplate)
Penn Chronology:
1733
Cited in:
ESTC T98490
Passmann-Vienken, III, p. 1845
Contributor:
Buckley, Samuel, 1674?-1741, printer.
Swift's Library and Reading Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Contains:
Rigault, Nicolas, 1577-1654. De rebus Galliae.
Thou, Jacques-Auguste, 1533-1617. Commentariorum de vita sua.
Thou, Jacques-Auguste, 1553-1617. Sylloge scriptorum varii generis et argumenti.
OCLC:
7502417
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