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Author Barleti, Marin, approximately 1460-1512 or 1513.
Title The historie of George Castriot, surnamed Scanderbeg, King of Albanie : containing his famous actes, his noble deedes of armes, and memorable victories against the Turkes, for the faith of Christ : comprised in twelue bookes / by Iaques de Lauardin, Lord of Plessis Bourrot, a nobleman of France ; newly translated out of French into English by Z.I., Gentleman.
Publication Info. London : Imprinted for VVilliam Ponsonby, 1596.
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Winthrop  Win 272    IN LIBRARY
Description 16 unnumbered pages, 498 pages, 18 unnumbered pages ; 28 cm (fol.)
Note A translation by Zachary Jones of Marin Barleti's Historia de vita et gestis Scanderbegi.
Printed by Richard Field. Cf. STC.
ESTC attributes sonnet on unnumbered page 16 (first group) to Edmund Spenser.
Printer's device on title-page; head- and tail-pieces; initials; printed marginal notes.
The first leaf is blank.
Includes index.
Signatures: [par.]⁸ A-2V⁶.
Indexed In: STC (2nd ed.), 15318
ESTC S113043
Local Note Library copy from the Winthrop Collection. Recently rebound; in brown slipcase. Imperfect: blank first leaf missing title page partly missing; remainder mounted to photostat from New York Public Library copy. Leaf [par.]7 also missing and supplied in reproduction. Inscriptions in ink on leaf [par.]5r: John F. Seales; another name (illegible), "ale" added to spell "vale" after [par.]v; and a date,1622. At head of [par.]iii: 158 in red crayon, 1611 and No. 39 in ink.
Subject Scanderbeg, 1405?-1468.
Albania -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Crusades -- 13th-15th centuries.
Genre or Form Annotations (Provenance) -- 17th century.
Printers' devices (Printing) -- England -- 16th century.
Added Author Jones, Zachary, translator.
Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599, attributed name.
Field, Richard, -1624, printer.
Ponsonby, William, 1546?-1604, bookseller.
Lavardin, Jacques de, active 16th century. Histoire de Georges Castriot, surnommé Scanderbeg, roy d'Albanie.
Winthrop, John, 1606-1676, former owner.
Winthrop Collection (New York Society Library) ZNS
Added Title Historia de vita et gestis Scanderbegi. English