Peter Treveris, 1527. Print. Item #277349
Leaf, 7.5 x 11 inches. Printed in English in two columns in black. The Polychronicon by Ranuif Higden was the first history of the world written in English. It was first printed by Caxton in 1482, then by Wynken de Worde in 1495, and third, this edition by Peter Treveris in the time of Henry VIII. One of the great books of English printing. Old English Black Letter. A very good copy. Contemporary annoatations in margins.