The historye of Italye : a booke exceding profitable to be red, because it intreateth of the astate of many and dyvers common weales, how they have bene, and now be governed

Thomas, William, -1554

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  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Imprinted at London : ... by Thomas Marshe, 1561.
  • Physical Details
    • 8 unnumbered leaves, 72 numbered leaves, 6 unnumbered pages, 1 blank leaves, 73-216 numbered leaves : tables. ; 20 cm (quarto)
  • OCLC ocm10566219


  • First edition, 1549.
  • Title within ornamental border. Black-letter; initials; side-notes; dedication signed: VVylliam Thomas; colophon dated 1561.
  • List of the popes (6 p.) after l. 72.
  • Sig. A is found in two settings: leaf 1v has catchword "enough" or "enoughe".
  • "The table of this present booke, by letter": leaves [5]-[8].
  • Title modernized: The history of Italy.
  • T.p. transcription: The historye/ of Italye./ A booke exceding profitable/ to be red: because it intreateth/ of the astate of many and dy-/ uers common weales, how/ they haue bene, and/ now be gouer-/ned.
  • STC 24019
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