¶ Pliny — Historie of the world (1601)

June 29, 2015

17th cent.

Pliny, the Elder [Plinius]. The historie of the world, commonly called the naturall historie of C. Plinius Secundus. Trans. Philemon Holland. 2 vols. London: printed by Adam Islip [vol. 1] and G. B. [Bishop] [vol. 2], 1601.

Inscribed “to May from William Morris March 25th 1892.”

Provenance: Morris (purchased for £1 5s.). — May Morris. — Oxford University [bequest of May Morris]. — Society of Antiquaries of London (Kelmscott Manor).

References: ESTC (S115918) [vol. 1]. — ESTC (S94749) [vol. 2]. — MS catalogue (1), fol. 9. — MS catalogue (2), no. 685 (with three X’s next to it).

Digital version: EEBO.

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Society of Antiquaries of London (Kelmscott Manor)
Photograph by WSP

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