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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Giovanni Botero; Robert Johnson; John Haviland; John Partridge; Robert Vaughan; English Printing Collection (Library of Congress)
|Notes:||R.I. is Robert Johnson.
Translation of: Le relazioni universali.
First English edition published, London, 1601, under title: The traveller's breviat, or an historicall description of the most famous kingdomes in the world.
The folded map, bound between p. 60-61, has title: "A new and accurate mappe of the world, drawne according to the best and latest discoveries that have been made." signed Ro. Vaughan fecit.
The map is a later state of that published in: Drake, Sir Francis. The world encompassed by Sir Francis Drake.
Error in paging: p. 372 misprinted as 373, 483 as 384, 497 as 197, 513 as 113, 564 as 565,
Signatures: A-D⁴ E-2V⁸.
Head- and tail-pieces, initials and printed marginalia.
|Description:||, 644,  p.,  leaf of plates : map ; 19 cm (4to)|
|Other Titles:||Relationi universali.|
|Responsibility:||Translated out of the best Italian impression of Boterus, and since the last edition by R.I. now once againe inlarged according to moderne observation ; with addition of new estates and countries, wherein many of the oversights both of the author and translator are amended, and unto which a mappe of the whole world with a table of the countries are now newly added.|