The historie of Ireland, collected by three learned authors viz. Meredith Hanmer Doctor in Divinitie: Edmund Campion sometime fellow of St Johns Colledge in Oxford: and Edmund Spenser Esq.
|Main Creator:||Campion, Edmund, Saint, 1540-1581.|
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Dublin : printed by the Societie of Stationers, printers to the Kings most excellent Majestie [and London: by Thomas Harper], 1633.
"Harper pr[inted]. the Hanmer section"--STC.
"The chronicle of Ireland: collected by Meredith Hanmer .. The second part" (caption title) begins new pagination on 2A1r.
"A view of the state of Ireland .. by Edmund Spenser .. vvhereunto is added the history of Ireland, by Edmund Campion .. Published by Sir Iames Ware Knight" has separate dated title page, pagination, and register.
"Certaine verses of Mr Edm. Spenser's",  leaves at end.
A reissue, with cancel title page, of: Two histories of Ireland.
Variant: Hanmer's chronicle bound first, with a cancel dedication by M. Manwaring replacing that of James Ware.
Signatures: [par.]⁶(±[par.]1) A-L⁶M⁴2A-2S⁶2T⁴, ²[par.]⁴²A-K⁶²k⁴²L⁴.
The histories are bound in the following order: 1. Hamner (with Marleburrough's continuation). 2. Campion. 3. Spenser. Separate t.-p. to each work are wanting. The dedication to Hanmer has signature of Matthew Manwaring. Spenser has annotations. This ed. has not Ware's gen. dedication. Each part has separate pagination.
Physical description: ,219, 221-223,  138, , 127 p. ; fol.
Citations/References: STC (2nd ed.), 25067a
Citations/References: Pforzheimer, 983
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