History and geography

Description

Books about history and geography.

A detailed description of the buildings, social condition and customs of London in the time of Elizabeth I. The full text of the 1633 edition is available to read online here.

"Historicall meditacions"

A topographical poem describing the counties of England and Wales, and their local traditions and histories. Book 1 of the work is accompanied by annotations by antiquarian John Selden. The 1622 edition was sold by John Grismond, who supplied books…