Illustrating the past in early modern England the representation of history in printed books by James A. Knapp

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Hants, England, Burlington, VT .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Foxe, John, 1516-1587.,
  • Holinshed, Raphael, d. 1580?,
  • Derricke, John.,
  • Illustrated books -- Great Britain -- History -- 15th and 16th centuries.,
  • Early printed books -- Great Britain -- 16th century -- Bibliography.,
  • Great Britain -- Historiography -- History.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [250]-267) and index.

Book details

StatementJames A. Knapp.
GenreBibliography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ1023 .K59 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 274 p. :
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3565061M
ISBN 100754633322
LC Control Number2002036809

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