Book Description

Edited, with an Introduction by F.E. Halliday. With the maps of John Norden. US edition (first published by Andrew Melrose, London, 1953). Richard Carew (1555-1620) was a British antiquary and translator. He was High Sheriff of Cornwall in the 1580s and wrote The Survey of Cornwall (1602), a topographical and cultural survey, and only the second county history published in England. Included here are other works by Carew: Godfrey of Bulloigne, a romantic epic poem translated from Tasso's Italian version; two essays: The Examination of Men's Whits and The Excellencie of the English Tongue; also A Herring's Tail, an amusing 'poeticall fiction'. Cat No.: 57864
Dealer Notes
Vg in d/w. Name to endpaper.
Author Carew, Richard; Halliday, F.E. (Ed.)
Date 1969
Publisher Augustus M. Kelley
Condition Very Good
Pages 334

Price: £25.00

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