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Early works to 1800
|Material Type:||Online system or service, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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John Dee; George Gemistus Plethon; Willem Canter
|Notes:||The name of the author, John Dee, appears encoded in the signatures of the first three quires, in the letter inset on p. [epsilon]2v., and in other places.
Mainly an argument for a "Pety-Navy-Royall" for protection of the coast and fisheries.
With a title-page woodcut.
Imprint from colophon. At foot: Cum priuilegio Regiæ Maiestatis.
"Georgii Gemisti Plethonis de rebus Peloponnesi, oratio. 1", p. 65-68; ". oratio posterior: Guilielmo Cantero, interprete", p. 69-79.
The two final leaves contain verses to Christopher Hatton and a coat of arms.
Leaves [Delta]3,4 are cancels.
A statement on K4r, 5 lines up, states that 100 copies were printed. This number is altered in MS. in the CSmH copy to 50.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
|Description:||1 online resource (, 80,  p.)|
|Series Title:||Early English books online.|
|Other Titles:||General and rare memorials pertayning to the perfect arte of navigation|