Annales the true and royall history of the famous empresse Elizabeth Queene of England France and Ireland &c. True faith's defendresse of diuine renowne and happy memory. Wherein all such memorable things as happened during hir blessed raigne ... are exactly described.
Printed [by George Purslowe, Humphrey Lownes, and Miles Flesher] for Beniamin Fisher and are to be sould at the Talbott in Pater Noster Rowe,
|Series:||Early English books online.
|Item Description:||By William Camden.|
Translator's dedication signed: Abraham Darcie.
A translation of the French translation by Paul de Bellegent of books 1-3 of: Annales rerum Anglicarum et Hibernicarum regnante Elizabetha.
The title page is engraved and signed: R. Vaughan.
"Lownes app[parently]. pr[inted]. pi² (only the letterpress), a-b⁴, [chi]⁴ (dedic. to Charles, etc), 2nd (*)⁴ (contents), and [V]-[Ee]⁴; Flesher [B]-[T]⁴; Purslowe the rest. Copies display some variation in the shared dedics. on [chi]2, Gg3, and Kkk4"--STC.
Collation of preliminaries: [pi]² a-b⁴ [par.]⁴ [chi]⁴ ² [par.]⁴ (*)⁴ A⁴ (a)-(c)⁴ (d)² ² (*)⁴.
"The historie of the most high, mighty, and euer-glorious empresse, Elizabeth .. The second [-third] booke" have separate title page; book 3 has separate pagination; register is continuous.
Running title reads: The history and annalls of Elizabeth, Queene of England, &c.
Final leaf has verses "To the reader" signed "A.D."; verso blank. Variant 1: verso has an engraved portrait of Darcie.
Variant 2: title page omits Fisher's address and names Darcie as translator; some other preliminaries printed in gold or green (?).
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
|Physical Description:||1 online resource (, 435, , 232, 251-292,  p. : port.)|