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The Romane historie vvritten by T. Livius of Padua. Also, the Breviaries of L. Florus: with a chronologie to the whole historie: and the Topographie of Rome in old time. Translated out of Latine into English, by Philemon Holland, Doctor in Physicke.

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    SR - OS - 99.3/

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    [12], 804, 809-1351, 1354-1403, [43] p. : ports. ; 2°.

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General note: "The topographie of Rome" is a revised translation of: Marliani, Bartolomeo. Topographia antiquae Romae. The "Breviaries" are a translation of: Florus, Lucius Annaeus. Epitomae rerum Romanarum (for books 46-140 only). The first word of the title is xylographic. The first leaf and the last leaf are blank. Includes index. Signatures: [A]6 B-6F6. Entered 11 November 1598. [A]1 blank, all after 6F2; tp. damaged and patched; MS. ink notes and marks throughout UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 16613 Pforzheimer, 495 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1947. 1 microfilm reel; 35mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640; 336:1). Ownership and custodial history: MS. ink signature on tp. (partly obliterated): "Peter W---son 1706"; purchased 5 March 1991 at Phillipps of Knowle sale of books of the late Eric B. Bramwell of Coventry UK-SuSCL Binding Information: C18th(?) full reverse calf with decorative borders outside and inside boards UK-SuSCL