19 December 2002
PLINIUS SECUNDUS, Gaius (23-79). The Historie of the World: commonly called, the Naturall Historie. Translated into English by Philemon Holland. London: Adam Islip, 1634.
2 volumes bound in one, 2o (329 x 220 mm). Woodcut device on titles and "advertisement" leaf at end. (G4 with small hole to text, affecting a few letters, a few leaves with minor mariginal worming.) Contemporary calf (rebacked).
Second edition in English. STC 20030.
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