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Painting of a sermon given at Paul's Cross in about 1614. Color oil painting on canvas.

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Excerpt from the Preface to Sir Walter Ralegh's History of the World that demonstrates his use of theatrical language when describing the Reign of Richard III.

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Ben Jonson's explanatory poem to Renold Elstracke's frontispiece in Sir Walter Ralegh's History of the World. Poem concerns Ciceronian teachings and iconography.

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Likely a late-Seventeenth century binding of Sir Walter Ralegh's History of the world, gilded detailing and "Rawlegh" on the spine.

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Photo of the exterior of Sir Walter Ralegh's History of the World, printed in 1614 by William Stansby meant to emphasize the unworn edges and thickness of the book.

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Excerpts from the Preface to Sir Walter Ralegh's History of The World exemplifying his use of theatrical language.

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Printer's ornament from William Stansby from the pages of Sir Walter Ralegh's History of the World, edited by contributor.

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Unattributed marginalia from Sir Walter Ralegh's History of the World written in pen. Appears to be eighteenth-century hand.

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Header of the "To the Reader" section of Sir Walter Ralegh's History of the World. Printed on folio-sized, rag-based paper.

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Portrait miniature of Sir Walter Ralegh done by Nicholas Hilliard in 1585

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Final page of Sir Walter Raleigh's The History of the World bearing the Printers's Mark of William Stansby and indicating that the book is to be sold at Walter Burre's "Shop in Paules Church-yard at the ſigne of the Crrane." Folio-sized, rag-based…

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Frontispiece of the first edition of Sir Walter Raleigh's The History of the World. Woodcut illustration by Reginold Elstrack. Folio sized image on rag-based paper.
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