Polychronicon Ranulphi Higden monachi Cestrensis : together with the English translations of John Trevisa and of an unknown writer of the fifteenth century / Edited by Rev. Joseph Rawson Lumby ... Published by the authority of the Lords commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, under the direction of the Master of the rolls.
|Main Author:||Higden, Ranulf, -1364.|
|Related Names:||Lumby, J. Rawson 1831-1895., Babington, Churchill 1821-1889., Malverne, John d. 1415?, Caxton, William approximately 1422-1491 or 1492., Trevisa, John -1402.|
|Language(s):||Latin ; English|
London : Longman & Co., 1865-1886.
Great Britain > Description and travel.
Copy 2: Vol. 1 and v. 5 is reprint: [Millwood, N.Y.] : Kraus Reprint, 1964.
The first book comprises a brief description of the two countries of the known world, and a more particular account of Great Britain.
There was probably a 1st edition ending at 1327. The later portion down to 1342 is by Higden, the continuations from the date by others. cf. Dict. nat. biog.
Vol. 8-9 contain continuations including those of Caxton and Johannes Malverne.
Vols. 1-2, edited by Churchill Babington.
Imprint varies slightly.
9 v. :
fronts. (v. 1-2, fold. facsims.) ;
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