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Author: Abbot, George, 1562-1633.
Title: A briefe description of the whole world. Wherein is particularly described all the monarchies, empires and kingdomes of the same, with their academies. As also their severall titles and situations thereunto adioyning. Written by the most Reverend Father in God, George, late Arch-bishop of Canterbury.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: A briefe description of the whole world. Wherein is particularly described all the monarchies, empires and kingdomes of the same, with their academies. As also their severall titles and situations thereunto adioyning. Written by the most Reverend Father in God, George, late Arch-bishop of Canterbury.
Abbot, George, 1562-1633., Marshall, William, fl. 1617-1659,

London: Printed by T. H[arper] and are to be sold by Wil. Sheares, at the signe of the Harrow in Brittains Burse, 1636.
Alternate titles: Briefe description of the whole worlde
Notes:
Printer's name from STC.
With an additional title page, engraved, dated 1636 and signed: Will: Marshall. Scupsit.
Reproduction of the original in the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus). Library.
Subject terms:
Geography -- 15th-16th centuries -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A16286.0001.001

Contents
title page
frontispiece
A BRIEF DESCRIP∣TION OF THE whole World.
part Europe
Of Spain.
Of France.
Of Germany.
Of Italie.
Of Denmarke, Sweden, and Norway.
Of Russia, or Moscovia.
Of Spruce and Poland.
Of Hungaria and Austria.
Of Greece, Thracia, and the Countries neer adjoyning.
Of the Sea running between Eu∣rope and Asia.
Of Asia, and first of Tartary.
Of Cathaie, and China.
Of the East Indies.
Of Persia.
Of Parthia, and Media.
Of Armenia and Assyria.
Of Chaldea.
Of Asia the lesse.
Of Syria, and Palestina, or the Holy Land.
Of Arabia.
Of Africk and Egypt.
Of Cyrene and Africke the lesse.
Of Mauritania Caesariensi.
Of Mauritania Tingitana.
Of the other Countries of Africke, lying neere the Sea.
Of Abissines, and the Empire of Prestor Iohn.
part Islands
Of the Northerne Ilands.
Of the Ilands in the Mediterrane∣an Sea.
Of the Ilands in the Jndian Sea.
Of the Ilands in the Atlanticke Sea.
Of America, or the new World.
Of the parts of America towards the North.
Of Peru and Brasile.
Of the Countreys that lie about the two Poles.
UNIVERSITIES.