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The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer isles [title page].

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Title
The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer isles [title page].
Names
Smith, John (1580-1631) (Author)
Collection

Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer isles: with the names of the Adventurers, Planters, and Governours from their first beginning, Ano: 1584. to this present 1624. With the Procedings of those Severall Colonies and the Accidents that befell them in all their Journyes and Discoveries. Also the Maps and Descriptions of all those Countryes, their Commodities, people, Government, Customes, and Religion yet knowne. Divided into sixe Bookes.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1624
Place: London
Publisher: Printed by I.D. and I.H. for Michael Sparkes
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KC+ 1624 (Smith, J. Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer isles)
Topics
James I, King of England, 1566-1625
Elizabeth, I, Queen of England, 1533-1603
Genres
Engravings
Notes
Content: Copy 2: With six A.L.S. by Charles Deane and one by GeorgeLivermore, in pocket.
Content: Copy 3: In contemporary brown calf, gilt.
Content: Copy 3: Without plates and maps.
Content: Copy 4: In contemporary leather, elaborately tooled, with arms of James I on front and of George Stuart, lord d'Aubigny, on back cover.
Content: Copy 4: Printed on large paper.
Content: Copy 4: With plates of Ould Virginia and the Summer Ils insecond state, map of Virginia in fifth and of New England in fourth state.
Content: Copy 4: With the Woodside library and the Brinley labels.
Content: Engraved t.-p. by John Barra, with ports. of Elizabeth, James, and "Carolvs princeps."
Content: For an account of the variations in the editions of the "Generall historie" see Norton's Literary gazette, new ser., v. 1, p. 134-135, 218-219; also Pilling, Bibl. of the Algonquian languages, 1891, p. 470-472.
Content: In regard to the probable cause of the hiatus in the paging (p. 97-104) see Edward Arber's edition of Smith's Works, 1884, p. 490.
Content: With plates of Ould Virginia and the Summer Ils in third state, map Virginia in ninth and that of New England in eighth state.
Content: Without the portraits found in some copies.
Ownership: No acc. Copy 4.
Content: Copy 1: Bound by F. Bedford for H. Stevens, in red morocco,gilt.
Content: Copy 1: Document signed by Levin Gale, B. Young, Jas. Sterling, Clemt Plumstead, Samuel Chew and John Kinsey, 1 leaf bound in facing t.-p.
Content: Copy 1: Thomas Penn's copy, with his autograph.
Content: Copy 2: In contemporary brown calf, rebacked; with "IS" stamped on covers.
Content: Copy 2: With errata slip pasted on p. 248
Content: Copy 2: With plate of Ould Virginia in fourth and of the Summer Ils in third state, with map of Virginia in tenth and of New England in second state.
Ownership: No acc. Copy 1-3.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14471801
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 21e7d120-c604-012f-88d2-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1580: Creator Born
  • 1624: Issued
  • 1631: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Chicago/Turabian Format

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APA Format

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The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer isles [title page].