RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 45294882 LA English. T1 The topographicall descriptions, regimentes, and pollicies off Ittalie, France, Germanie, England, Spayne, Scotland, and Ireland : wherby in som[m] sorte the particulare estates off euerie one off thos contries maie be discouered. A1 Tilney, Edmund,, James, Wright, Benjamin,, Ingold, Ernest,, Baker, Richard C., Bernard Quaritch (Firm),, C.A. Stonehill, Inc.,, Pre-1650 Manuscript Collection (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., Rare Book & Manuscript Library., PP England YR 1598 AB A diplomatic reference work on the major countries of western Europe, intended as a manual for use in conducting foreign policy for Queen Elizabeth I and King James I. This work was one of the first attempts to compile indispensable intelligence information and to organize it into a structured and carefully indexed reference manual. Tilney's work is the most complete contemporary description of Europe in the age of Elizabeth extant in English.