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ISAACSON (Henry). Saturni ephemerides sive tabula historico-chronologica containing, a chronological series or succession of the foure monarchyes, with an abridgment of the annual memorable passages in them, as also a succession of the kings and rulers ouer most kingdomes and estates of the world, with a breife chorographical description of them, & theyre seueral storyes epitomized, with a compend of the history of the Church of God from the Creation ... Lastly an appendix of the plantation and encrease of religion in this monarchy of Britayne.1633

[London:] Printed by B.a & T. F. for Henry Seile and Humphrey Robinson, & are to be sold at their shops in St. Paules Churchyard, First edition, folio, [20], XX columns, XXI-CCCXCV, [4], CCCXCVIII-CCCCLXXXIII [i.e. 484], [16]pp., "An appendix to the precedent worke" has separate dated title page; register is continuous, illustrated engraved title page (with short closed tear), outer corner of blank margin of the 'Frontispiece explained' leaf cut away, margins of same leaf a little frayed with a couple of closed tears, cont. calf, rubbed, covers detached, spine defective. An attempted chronology of world history, beginning with the Biblical patriarchs, broken up into tables, along with brief notes about famous men, compiled into an index where they are categorically organised. Provenance: Contemporary ownership signature in ink to title page 'William Thompson', with his purchase notation "Wm. Thompson booke bought of Mrs Susanna Pelham."

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