A concent of Scripture, by H. Broughton
[Imprinted at London :
[By Richard Watkins] for Gabriell Simson and William White,
[between 1587 and 1591]]
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|Item Description:||The title page is engraved.|
At head of title: Come, and see.
Imprint from colophon.
Printer's name supplied and publication date estimated by STC.
Signatures: pi¹ ² pi⁴ A-G⁴ [H]¹.
The plates, attributed to Jodocus Hondius the Elder, are: "A map of the earth with names (the most) from Scriptures", double-page; "The kingdomes that ouerruled the holy Ebrewes"; "Babel is a tree"; "The images metalles, in Daniels sight ar beastes" and "Here properly are they named that folow ye head & lion Babel", two images on two pages, printed from a single plate; "The state of Rome: for crucifying our Lorde"; and "A mapp of the north part of the equinoctial", folding, with folding letterpress explanation, "To the reader" (= [H]¹). The latter leaf was printed by Richard Field, 1590? (STC). It and the plates are found in varying order.
Chain lines may be horizontal or vertical.
Leaf F2 has four states, identified by the first word on F2r, third column, line 2 up: (1) "laus"; (2) "is" (F2 is a cancel with chain lines perpendicular to the rest of the gathering); (3) "Archelaus" (F2 is a cancel with chain lines perpendicular to the rest of the gathering); (4) "Archelaus" (F2 is conjugate).
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
|Physical Description:|| p.,  leaves of plates : maps|