The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest ...
The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind. Now for the first time these high-quality digital copies of original 18th century manuscripts are available in print, making them highly accessible to libraries, undergraduate students, and independent scholars.Rich in titles on English life and social history, this collection spans the world as it was known to eighteenth-century historians and explorers. Titles include a wealth of travel accounts and diaries, histories of nations from throughout the world, and maps and charts of a world that was still being discovered. Students of the War of American Independence will find fascinating accounts from the British side of conflict. ++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++ Library of Congress N041957 Sometimes also attributed to Walter Raleigh of Lincoln's Inn. This appears to be different from Raleigh's 'Breviary of the history of England'. Dublin: printed for W. Brien, 1753. 2v., plate: port; 12
Volume 1 only, of 2. ) This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside. This book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. No dust jacket. This book has been bound by a Reverend Richard Studdert with his publishing stamp on the inside page of the front board of a lion with the line 'Quin' underneath. Was the Rector at Ballyroan, County Laois, Ireland. 8vo sized book with a brown calf cover. Gilt lettering on the spine. Chipped backstrip. Bumped corners. Slight foxing inside. The book has worm holes at the bottom of the first few pages. Slight stain on the front page. Clean text., 300grams, ISBN:
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