The Great Historical, Geographical and Poetical Dictionary; Being a Curious Miscellany of Sacred and Prophane History. Containing, in Short, The Lives and most Remarkable Actions Of the Patriarchs, Judges, and Kings of the Jews; Of the Apostles, Fathers,
Place Published: London
Publisher: Henry Rhodes; Luke Meredith; John Harris; Thomas Newborough
Date Published: 1694
Edition: Sixth Edition, Corrected and Enlarged
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 40251
Folio [38 cm] Original full brown leather with raises bands, a partial red leather gilt stamped spine label, and gilt stamped and embossed ornamentation on the spine and boards. Good condition only. The extremities are heavily rubbed, and the underlying boards are exposed along the edges. The leather of the spine has large losses and tears. The front free endsheet is almost completely detached, and has a large loss from the fore edge. The text block is cracked several times. Missing several pages at the rear. The text ends at "zon." The pages are remarkably bright, but have very occasional light foxing or staining. Listed in British Museum General Catalogue of Printed Books to 1955 (Volume 17 of the Compact Edition).
First English language edition.