AuthorVerstegan, Richard, approximately 1550-1640.
TitleA restitution of decayed intelligence, in antiquities : concerning the most noble, and renowned English nation / by the study, and travell of R.V. ; dedicated unto the Kings most excellent majesty.
PublishedLondon : Printed by Iohn Norton, for Ioyce Norton, and Richard Whitaker, and are to be sold, at the Kings Armes, in S. Pauls-Church-yard, 1634.
Description[24], 338, [14] p. : ill. (engravings) ; 19 cm. (4to)
General NoteDedication and preface signed: Richard Verstegan.
Signatures: *-3*⁴ A-2X⁴.
Title in red and black (mounted on an old plate).
Engraved title vignette with letterpress text below: Nationum origo.
Allison & Rogers attribute the engravings to Verstegan himself--Contemporary printed literature of the English Counter-Reformation, v. 2, no. 766.
Initials; tailpieces; printed marginal notes.
Last leaf blank.
Chapters 7-10 deal with the Old English language, Anglo-Saxon proper names, and the origins of English titles of nobility.
Includes index.
Plate on p. 144 hand colored.
Imperfect copy: leaves *3, Q3, S, V2 torn with loss of side notes and/or annotations.
Provenance: William Morgan.
Cit./Ref. NoteReferences: STC (2nd ed.) 21363; ESTC S116259; Gillow, J. Engl. Catholics, V, p. 568, no. 12.
Acq. Note SourceGift of S. P. Baldwin, 1917; 47431
English language -- Old English.
English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100.
Great Britain.
Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066.
Names, English (Old)
Names, English (Old)
Printing in multiple colors (Printing) -- England -- London -- 17th century.
Titles of honor and nobility.
Titles of honor and nobility -- England.
Other AuthorsVerstegan, Richard, approximately 1550-1640, illustrator.
Norton, John, -approximately 1640, printer.
Norton, Joyce, publisher.
Whitaker, Richard, -1648, bookseller.
Other TitlesA restitvtion of decayed intelligence, in antiquities
Call Number/Copies 
 WRHS Research Library: DA 152 V565 1634 Vault
CA-1401003 c.1: Rare book room, LC class, restricted access [status: NON-CIRCULATING]
[Record 47944]