ESTC number: R7119
Wing number: L3470
Folger call number: 163- 384f
Folger holdings ID: 356639
Accession Number: 163384
The second edition, to which is added, a new and exact map of the country, as also, a preface ...
Translation of: Historia Aethiopica, sive, Brevis et succincta descriptio regni Habessinorum; published 1681 On the title page, the edition statements precede "Made English" A reissue of the 1682 edition, with cancel title page, added preface, and map Signatures: [superscript pi] [A]² B-H²; pi⁴(-pi4) A-L⁴ 2A-3D⁴ 3E² 3F-3H⁴ Preliminaries consist of title page ([superscript pi]A1), bookseller's preface ([superscript pi]A2-H2), and author's preface (pi1-3) The text is continuous despite gaps in paging Includes bibliographical references Also available as a digital reproduction
(from t. p.) 1. An account of the nature, quality and condition of the country ... -- 2. Their political government, the genealogy and succession of their kings ... -- 3. Their ecclesiastical affairs, their conversion to the Christian religion ... -- 4. Their private oeconomy, their books and learning ...
Item information about Folger 163- 384f
Author's preface bound between books 3 and 4. Autograph, written over and illegible. Bookseller's ticket: Edw. G. Allen & Son, Ltd., antiquarian, library, and export booksellers, 10-14 Grape Street, London, W.C.2. Bound in calf with blind tooling; rebacked, with red leather spine label. Purchased by Edw. Allen, 8 August 1957
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Extended title: A new history of Ethiopia : being a full and accurate description of the kingdom of Abessinia, vulgarly, though erroneously, called the Empire of Prester John : in four books ... : illustrated with copper plates / by the learned Job Ludolphus, counsellor to His Imperial Majesty and the Dukes of Saxony, and treasurer to His Highness the Elector Palatine ; made English by J.P., gent
associated with: J. P., gent., active 17th century
bookseller: Smith, Samuel, active 1681-1703