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

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Final page of George Sewell's Sir Walter Raleigh, A Tragedy containing Walter Raleigh's final speech.

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Opening page of George Sewell's Sir Walter Raleigh, A Tragedy.

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Final page of Sir Walter Ralegh's History of The World. The Section shown details Ralegh's mention of the death of Prince Henry Fredrick followed by an evocation of Job and lastly the 'Finis.'

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Handwritten frontispiece to Walter Ralegh's History of the World meant to replace the extracted woodcut by Renold Elstracke.

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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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