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, and Doctors of the Church; Of Popes, Cardinals, Bishops, &c. Of Heresiarchs and Schismaticks, with an Account of their Principal Doctrines; Of Emperors, Kings, Illustrious Princes, and Great Captains; Of Ancient and Modern Authors; Of Philosophers, Inventors of Arts, and all those who have recommended themselves to the World, by their Valour, Virtue, Learning, or some Notable Circumstances of their Lives. Together with the Establishment and Progress both of Religious and Military Orders, and the Lives of their Founders. The Genealogy of several Illustrious Families in Europe. The Fabulous History of the Heathen Gods and Heroes (Two volumes in one). Moreri, Lewis Morery.

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, and Doctors of the Church; Of Popes, Cardinals, Bishops, &c. Of Heresiarchs and Schismaticks, with an Account of their Principal Doctrines; Of Emperors, Kings, Illustrious Princes, and Great Captains; Of Ancient and Modern Authors; Of Philosophers, Inventors of Arts, and all those who have recommended themselves to the World, by their Valour, Virtue, Learning, or some Notable Circumstances of their Lives. Together with the Establishment and Progress both of Religious and Military Orders, and the Lives of their Founders. The Genealogy of several Illustrious Families in Europe. The Fabulous History of the Heathen Gods and Heroes (Two volumes in one)

London: Henry Rhodes; Luke Meredith; John Harris; Thomas Newborough, 1694. Sixth Edition, Corrected and Enlarged. Leather bound. 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 a few 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). Item #40251

First English language edition.

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