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An itinerary vvritten by Fynes Moryson Gent. First in the Latine tongue, and then translated by him into English: containing his ten yeeres trauell through the tvvelue dominions of Germany, Bohmerland, Sweitzerland, Netherland, Denmarke, Poland, Jtaly, Turky, France, England, Scotland, and Ireland. Diuided into III parts. The I. part. Containeth a iournall through all the said twelue dominions: shewing particularly the number of miles, the soyle of the country, the situation of cities, the descriptions of them, with all monuments in each place worth the seeing as also the rates of hiring coaches or horses from place to place, with each daies expences for diet, horse-meate, and the like. The II. part. Containeth the rebellion of Hugh, Earle of Tyrone, and the appeasing thereof: written also in forme of a iournall. The III. part. Containeth a discourse vpon seuerall heads, through all the said seuerall dominions.

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    SR - OS - 93/

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    [16], 84, 83-106, 109-295, [1], 301, [1], 292, [2] p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 2Ā°.

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    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

General note: Two-page title, [par.]2v and [par.]3r. Signatures: [par.]8 A-4D6 4E8. The first leaf is blank except for signature-mark "[par.]"; the last leaf is blank. In three parts, each with separate pagination; register is continuous. The contents of the parts on the second page of title is printed in italics. Variant: second page of title is a cancel, with the description of parts in Roman. Entered 5 April [1617] Variant: second page of title is a cancel, with the description of parts in Roman; -first and final blanks UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 18205 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1964. 1 microfilm reel; 35mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640; 996:18). Ownership and custodial history: MS. ink note on inside front board: "1714 for 9:3:6 A. Salm"; MS. ink signature on tp.: "William Buxton de Luidley cum Leic., 1620"; MS. pencil note on flyleaf (modern): "William Buxton's copy"; purchased from E.M. Lawson Co., Sutton Coldfield, 18L.10s. UK-SuSCL Binding Information: Contemporary full calf with blind-tooled borders, with gold-tooled centrepiece and spine ornaments (added later?) and spine label added UK-SuSCL