407d Cooper, Thomas. (1517-1594) Thesaurus Lingvae Romanae & Britannicae, tam accurate congestus, ut nihil pene in eo desyderari possit, quod vel Latine complectatur amplissimus Stephani Thesaurus, vel Anglice, toties aucta Eliotae Bibliotheca: opera & industria Thomae Cooperi Magdalenesis. Quid fructus ex hoc Thesauro studiosi possint excerpere, & quam rationem secutus author sit in Vocabulorum interpretatione & dispositione, post epistolam demonstratur. Accessit Dictionarium Historicum & poeticum propria vocabula Virorum, Mulierum, Sectarum, Populorum, Orbium, Montium, & caeterorum locorum complectens, & in his iucundissimas & omnium cognitione dignissimas historiae.
London: [Printed by H. Denham], 1578
Folio, 8 x 12 in. Third edition.This work
was first printed in 1565 and was followed by editions in 1573 and
1578. [π]6, A1-Y6, 2A-2Y6,
3A-3Y6, 4A-4Y6, 5A-5Y6, 6A1-6Y6, 7D1-7O6, 7P1-7Q4 (Dictionarium Historicum
begins on 7D2). L3 is mis-signed as K3 and O2 is mis-signed as O3.This
copy is bound in seventeenth century paneled calf with the bookplate
of the Earl of Ilchester. The head of the spine is chipped with loss
of about one inch square, front and rear boards slightly rubbed. This
is a generally clean copy but has some problems: half of the title-page
has been torn off and is replaced in modern facsimile, [π]3 is heavily
stained and chipped with the loss of a word or two, a1-c3 has one wormhole
that affects one-half inch of the text with the loss of a word or two
on each page.