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 -1415?, Caxton, William approximately 1422-1491 or 1492, Trevisa, John -1402.|
London : Longman & co.; [etc., etc.], 1865-86.
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The first book comprises a brief description of the 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 that date by others. cf. Dict. nat. biog.
Vols. 8-9 contain continuations including those of Caxton and Johannes Malverne.
Vols. 1-2 edited by Churchill Babington.
Imprint varies slightly.
9 volumes :
frontispiece (volumes1-2, folded facsimiles) ;
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