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The discovery of a new world, or, A description of the South Indies, hetherto unknowne / by an English Mercury
Bib ID 1469474
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Hall, Joseph, 1574-1656
 
Uniform Title Mundus alter et idem. English
Online Versions
Description [London] : Imprinted for Ed. Blount and W. Barrett, [1609?] 
[32], 244 p. ; 16 cm. (8vo.). 
Notes

Engraved t-p.; two small maps on t.-p.

Translation of Mundus alter et idem by John Healey. -Sabin.

Signed: The Cambridge pilgrime.

"Epistle dedicatorie" signed: I.H.

"To the Readers..." signed: John Healey.

This work has also been attributed to Alberico Gentili. - Petherick, E.A. Mundus alter et idem (The Gentleman's magazine. July 1896, v. 281, p. 66-87.

A humorous translation of Bishop Hall's Mundus alter idem.

P. 96 misnumbered 66; p. 144 to end misnumbered.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.gen-vn1469474

The epistle and p. 31-32 are missing. Manuscript copies of these p. bound in.

With the signature of E.A. Petherick.

With a bookseller's catalogue description glued on fly-leaf.

Cited In

STC 12686.

Subjects Voyages, Imaginary.  |  Satire, English.
Other authors/contributors Healey, John, -1610  |  An English mercury  |  The Cambridge pilgrime  |  Gentili, Alberico, 1552-1608. Mundus alter et idem

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