¶ Speed — History of Great Britaine (1614)

July 4, 2014

17th cent.

Speed, John. The history of Great Britaine under the conquests of ye Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans. London: printed [by William Hall and John Beale], and to be sold by John Sudbury and George Humble, [1614].

The Sotheby 1898 catalogue is inaccurate in describing Morris’s copy as incomplete; ESTC makes it clear that the pagination begins with p. 151.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1132 (part; sold to Massey for £2). — Unlocated.

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 52b (no price). — ESTC (S122020). — MS catalogue (2), no. 392 [misdated 1644] (with three X’s next to it).

Digital version: EEBO.


Sotheby 1898:

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