Giulielm Camden Clarenti. Pralecturae Historicae Fundator Munific.Hic oculos similesq vultus, hic ora lueri Poteris, nec ultra haec artifex quivit manus Annales ipsum celebrisq Britannia monstrant Perenniora saxo et aere [Greek Cyrillic.] Quisquis et Historiae Cathedram hanc conscenderit esto Benignitatis usque monumentum loquax.
Publish'd as the Act directs March 25, 1789.
Engraving, with large margins. Plate 330 x 222mm. 13 x 8¾".
William Camden (1551-1623) was an English antiquarian, historian, topographer, and officer of arms. He wrote the first chorographical survey of the islands of Great Britain and Ireland, and the first detailed historical account of the reign of Elizabeth I of England. After Marcus Gheeraerts (c.1561/2-1636).
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