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Specvlvm Britanniae; discription of Middlesex.

John Norden

Specvlvm Britanniae; discription of Middlesex.

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Published by Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Da Capo Press in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middlesex (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Middlesex (England)

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesThe English experience, its record in early printed books published in facsimile,, no. 402
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA670.M6 N67 1593a
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p.
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5707870M
      LC Control Number70171777

      This version, which shows the location of each Hundred, is taken from a work entitled "A Chorographicall discription of the seuerall Shires and Islands of Middlesex, Essex, Surrey, Sussex, Hamshire, Weighte, Garnesey and Jersey, performed by the traueyle and uiew of John Norden, " and was intended to be part of the Speculum Britanniae.


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Specvlvm Britanniae; discription of Middlesex. by John Norden Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Norden, John. Specvlvm Specvlvm Britanniae; discription of Middlesex. book discription of Middlesex. Amsterdam, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum; New York, Da. Speculum Britanniæ: An Historical And Chorographical Description Of Middlesex And Hartfordshire.

To Which Is Added, A Preparative To This Work. by John Norden (Author) › Visit Amazon's John Norden Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this Author: John Norden. [ Speculum Britanniae the first parte: an historicall, & chorographicall discription of Middlesex: wherein are also alphabeticallie sett downe, the names of the cyties, townes, parishes, hamletts, howses of name &c.

direction spedelie to finde anie place desired in the mappe & the distance betwene place and place without compassesPages: Speculum Britanniae: An Historical and Chorographical Description of Middlesex and Hartfordshire.

Wherein Are Alphabetically Set Down the Names of the Cities, Towns by John Norden and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Buy Speculum Britanniæ: An Historical And Chorographical Description Of Middlesex And Hartfordshire. To Which Is Added, A Preparative To This Work by John Norden (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Speculum Britanniae ("Mirror of Britain"), published in London fromwas a projected, but unfinished, chorography of Britain by John Norden (—).

It was intended to take the form of a series of county maps, accompanied by place-by-place written descriptions. Speculum Britanniae. The first parte an historicall, & chorographicall discription of Middlesex.

Wherin are also alphabeticallie sett downe, the names of the cyties, townes, parishes hamletes, howses of name &c. direction spedelie to finde anie place desired in the mappe & the distance betwene place and place without compasses.

Cum priuilegio. NORDEN, John. WITH THE RARE MAPS. Speculum Britanniae. The first parte, An historicall & chorographicall discription of Middlesex, [London, Printed at Eliot’s Court Press], £7, FIRST EDITION. [viii], 48, [iv]. [A]⁴ B-G⁴ H².

(lacking H2, final leaf with commendatory verses, text complete) Roman and Italic letter, three. offered is a presentation copy of one of the great founding works of english cartography, the 'speculum britanniae' of john norden, printed in quarto at london in.

Geoffrey of Monmouth, Historia Regum Britanniae, trans. Lewis Thorpe (Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltd., ; reprint, ), [4] One author, Norma Lorre Goodrich, has gone so far as to claim that the best evidence for the existence of Geoffrey's very ancient book. books, rolls or records, that may further or help his work' (Historic Manuscript Commission, 7th Report, Lowndes Mss, ).

By now Norden had completed a description of Middlesex but as no financial support had yet materialised he published it at his own expense, again dedicated to Burghley.

The following year a third Pars of the Speculum - for. Book Description: Local history has Specvlvm Britanniae; discription of Middlesex. book studied in Britain for at least years. In this comprehensive study Stan Mendyk examines many of the first county and regional histories compiled in Britain (focusing especially on England) up to about Speculum Britanniae: The First Parte, a Description of Middlesex (English Experience Series; No.

) John Norden Published by Walter J Johnson (). Free 2-day shipping. Buy Speculum Britanniae: An Historical and Chorographical Description of Middlesex and Hartfordshire. Wherein Are Alphabetically. Speculum Britanniae. The First Parte. An Historicall, & Chorographicall Discription of Middlesex, engraved title within allegorical border by Pieter van den Keere, dedication to Elizabeth I with her engraved arms on verso, double-page engraved maps of London (right-hand rule border shaved) and Middlesex (hand-coloured), folding engraved map of Westminster, several woodcut arms and initials.

Speculum Britanniae: An Historical and Choreographical Description of Middlesex and Hartfordshire To Which is Added a Preparative to This Work, third edition, one additional title and 3 additional engraved titles, title in red and black, 4 engraved folding maps, woodcut and engraved illustrations, contemporary calf, rebacked [Howgego 5], small 4to, Daniel Brown and James Woodman, The Speculum Britanniae.

The first instalment of Norden's chorographical project was published in as the Speculum Britanniae: the First Parte: an Historicall, & Chorographicall Discription of Middlesex. The manuscript in the British Library (Harleian MS ) has corrections in Lord Burleigh's handwriting.

The outcome of this order was Norden's first work, entitled ‘Speculum Britanniæ, firste parte, Middlesex,’ published in4to. A manuscript draft in the British Museum (Harl. ), with a few corrections in the handwriting of Burghley, supplies some passages that were omitted in the printed book.

Map of London, as it was in ; including Islington, East Smithfield, Southwark, and Gray's Inn; London Bridge the only crossing over the Thames; arms of the twelve principal City Companies down side margins of map; illustration to Norden's 'Speculum Britanniae.

The first parte. An historicall and chorographicall discription of Middlesex'. Map of Middlesex. From: Speculum Britanniae. The first parte an historicall, & chorographicall discription of Middlesex by John Norden. London: Printed at Eliot's Court Press, Scanned from microfilm (Early English books, ).

Speculum Britanniae: the description of Middlesex. (Reprinted in (Reprinted in BYU has the original on-line and the reprint under DA M6 N67 a.). This map was published in Norden's 'Speculum Britanniae. The first parte. An historicall and chronographicall description of Middlesex'.

The map is flanked by the arms of the twelve great livery companies and features title at the top with royal and city arms. Middlesex was a predominantly agricultural county supplying food for the capital and court.

Much of its produce was transported along the river Thames but roads radiated from London and on them lay the market towns of Brentford, Edmonton, Enfield, Harrow, Hounslow, Staines and Uxbridge, all under the clerk of the market for the Household.

In three parts, 'Nordens preparatiue to his Speculum Britanni', 'Specvlvm Britanniae. The first parte', 'Speculi Britani pars The description of Hertfordshire', each with separate divisional half title, pagination and register, the last two divisional half-titles being engraved.

hover the cursor over image to pan/zoom, or click the image to view a larger version. click here to view a large version in a separate window. Quarto.

Engraved Tp with blank verso, Tp with blank verso, pp, Tp with blank verso, pp.[vi], pp, pp.[xxii], pp with four copperplate engraved maps of Middlesex, London, Westminster and Hertfordshire.

Speculum Britanniae: the first part an historicall, chorographicall description of Middlesex. The pensive mans practice. ; Speculi Brintanniae pars: an historical and chorographical description of Essex.

A sinful mans solace. A Christian familiar comfort and incouragement unto all English subjects. Specvlvm mundi, or, A glasse representing the face of the world: shevving both that it did begin, and must also end: the manner hovv, and time when, being largely examined: whereunto is joyned an hexameron, or a serious discourse of the cause, continuance, and qualities of things in nature, occasioned as matter pertinent to the vvork done in.

Description: This map was published in Norden's 'Speculum Britanniae. The first parte. An historical and chronographical description of Middlesex'. The map is flanked by the arms of the twelve great livery companies and features title at the top with royal and city arms.

London,i8 mo. I Antithesis or Contraritie betweene the Wicked and the Godlie. Set forth in form of a paire of Gloves fit for every Man to wear. London, Speculum Britanniae, The firste parte, An historicall and chorographicall Description of Middlesex. Search for books, ebooks, and physical media Search Search for books, articles, library site, almost anything Find.

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NORDEN, JOHN (—?), English topographer, was the first Englishman who designed a complete series of county histories and geographies. His earliest known work of importance was the Speculum Britanniae, first part Middlesex (); the MS. of this in the British Museum (Harl.

) has corrections, &c., in Lord Burleigh's handwriting. In he wrote a Chorographical Description. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. Speculum Britanniæ: An Historical And Chorographical Description Of Middlesex And. His Speculum Britanniae (Mirror of Britain): the First Parte: an Historicall, & Chorographicall Discription of Middlesex, was published in London in and the second installment, Speculi Britaniae Pars: the Description of Hartfordshire, appeared inbut that was it for the Mirror.

He published a few more maps and some odds and ends, but. Follow John Norden and explore their bibliography from 's John Norden Author Page. MYDDLESEX Iohannes Norden Angl.

descripsit Engraved by John Senex, the map is a close copy of John Norden's map published in his Speculum Britanniae The first parte An historicall, & chorographicall discription of Middlesex This map was published in a reprint of Norden's work published by Daniel Browne and James Woodman in [Speculum Britanniae.

Part 1] Speculum Brittaniae. EXPORT. Norden (John) - Speculum Britanniæ: An Historical and Chorographical Description of Middlesex and Hartfordshire, engraved additional pictorial title, 2 divisional titles, 4 folding maps and a full-page coat of arms, further divisional title within woodcut typographic border, illustrations, maps lightly browned, some foxing, 19th century half calf, sympathetically rebacked in later calf, spine.

This map of Essex is taken from a work entitled ""A CHOROGRAPHICALL discription of the seuerall Shires and Islands of Middlesex, Essex, Surrey, Sussex, Hamshire, Weighte, Garnesey and Jersey, performed by the traueyle and uiew of John Norden, "" The map forms part of.

An historical and chorographical description of Middlesex in The map of Middlesex shown here is a slightly later example, 'Middlesex olim a trinobantibus habitata' [SHC ref M/] which was engraved by William Kip for the edition of Camden's Britannia.

This first volume of the 'Mirror of Britain' was dedicated to Queen Elizabeth.His earliest known work of importance was the 'Speculum Britanniae', first part Middlesex (); the MS. of this in the British Museum (Harl. ) has corrections in Lord Burleigh's handwriting.

In he wrote a 'Chorographical Description' of Middlesex, Essex, Surrey, Sussex, Hampshire, Wight, Guernsey and Jersey, dedicated to Queen Elizabeth.Social and economic history: Appendix 1; Social and economic history: Appendix 1.

and Middleton's Agriculture in Middlesex and Owen's New Book of Fairs record the later survivals of these early markets. Norden in his Speculum Britanniae gives a good general description of the county, but no details as to inclosures. For these there are only.