LLWYD, Humphrey (1527-1568). The Breuiary of Britayne. As this most noble and renowmed Island, was of auncient time deuided into three Kingdomes, England, Scotland and Wales ... Together with the geographicall description of the same ... Writen in Latin, and lately Englished by Thomas Twyne. London: Richard Johnes, 1573.
Small 8° (139 x 85mm). Collation: A8 @8 *4 **2 B-N8. Title within border of type ornaments. (Minor worming up to quire B affecting headline; rusthole in G8; slight paper fault in L1; minor waterstaining.) 18th-century calf. Provenance: 17th- and 18th-century ms. notes on title and verso of last leaf; Mount Stuart bookplate.
FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH, translated from the Latin 1572 edition. With a Welsh-English vocabulary on last three pages; there is also a chapter on Welsh pronunciation in the text. STC 16636