Tag: Early Print

Any reference to a books published before 1800.

From the Stacks: Polydore Vergil’s Anglicae Historiae (Basel, 1534)

Rediscovered recently during a cataloging project, this 16th century gem of a volume is Polydore Vergil’s Anglicae historiae (History of England)┬áprinted in Basel, Switzerland in 1534 by Johann Bebel. ┬áVergil, an Italian historian, was commissioned directly by King Henry VIII

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