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Coryats crudities; hastily gobled vp in five moneths trauells in France, Sauoy, Italy, Rhetia co[m]monly called the Grisons country, Heluetia alia`s Switzerland, some parts of high Germany, and the Netherlands; newly digested in the hungry aire of Odcombe in the county of Somerset, now dispersed to the nourishment of the trauelling members of this kingdome.

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    SR - 87/

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    [196], 364, [23], 366-393, [23], 395-398, 403-655, [51] p., [5] leaves of plates (2 folded) : ill., port. ; 4°.

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

General note: The title page is engraved; it and three of the other plates or illustrations are signed by William Hole. Imprint from leaf following engraved title page, which reads: Three crude veines are presented in this booke following ... a most elegant oration, first written in the Latine tongue by Hermannus Kirchnerus ... Another also composed by the author of the former, in praise of trauell of Germanie ... Then ... the posthume poems of the authors father ... Printer's and publisher's names from STC. Signatures: pi1 ²pi1 a-b8 ²b4 c-g8 h-l4 B-C8 D8(D1 + [chi]3 signed: D1, D2, unsigned) E-3C8 3D4 [3E]¹ (signed Eee3), [3F]¹ "Posthuma fragmenta poematum Georgii Coryati" has separate dated title page; register is continuous. Includes index. With a final note apologizing for the errata, followed by an errata leaf. Small rust hole in text of Q1; lower margin of 2S7 torn; MS. ink (contemporary) marginal notes on B7r, E4r and underlinings on D8r, E4r, E4v UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 5808 Pforzheimer, 218 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1966. 1 microfilm reel; 35 mm (Early En glish books, 1475-1640; 1063:01). Ownership and custodial history: Purchased 27 June 1997, Simon Finch catalogue UK-SuSCL Binding Information: Full contemporary calf, with coat of arms of unicorn and lion rampant either side of a shield with one lion, motto "oveata tocant" on front board; rebacked UK-SUSCL