London: Printed by John Dawson for John Bellamie, 1622. First edition. [ii, 6] pp. Collation: )(^4. 8vo. Later marbled paper wrappers. Text toned, some edgewear. First edition. [ii, 6] pp. Collation: )(^4. 8vo. A work printed with, and generally bound together with, Samuel Buggs' Miles Mediterraneus. Holland (1552-1637), a resident of Coventry, addresses James I on the occasion of his visit to "grant and command the erecting of a military garden therein." Holland was the greatest 17th-century English translator of works of antiquity. He published the first complete Livy in English, important and widely read editions of Pliny, Plutarch, and Suetonius, as well as an English translation of Camden's Britannia. ESTC S106988 (with Samuel Buggs title). Provenance: Robert S Pirie (bookplate) (Inventory #: 304652)
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