The Historie of Cambria, Now Called Wales: CARADOC of Lhancarvan d1147. LHOYD H [Humphrey] 1527-1568 - translator. POWEL Dauid [David] 1552?-1598 - Editor. Publisher: Rafe Newberrie and Henrie Denham Publish Year: 1584 Publish Place: London Illustrator: Unknown Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 006643 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Very Good Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Jacket Condition: Binding: Hardcover Book Type: Unknown Edition: First Edition Inscription: Unknown £5,750.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information VG, 1st ed, 1584. In contemporary calf, tips refurbished. Re-spined, to style, raised bands, blind tooling, gilt titles to red morocco label. Internally, title within woodcut ornamental borders (tiny hole), , ,  blanks, 401 pp,  errata,  table,  printers limitation, partly black letter, illustrated throughout with 74 woodcut portraits, wood cut frames for coats of arms, initials, headers & tail pieces within text, lacks the final blank (but has an earlier one not called for), some very occasional light marginal damp staining & some marking, ink stamp at title base. Numerous contemporary ink notes & underlinings in a 17c hand to margins purportedly by Thomas Baker (1656-1740, antiquarian), new (old) endpapers, text block edges yellowed, book plate to fpd (Fox-Pointe). (sm4to, 140*185 mm). (ESTC S121940. STC 4606. Sabin 40914. Anderson 334). A Description of Cambria (p 1-22), is a revision, by Humphrey Llwyd, of a work by Sir John Price. The title continues: A part of the most famous Yland of Brytaine, written in the Brytish language above two hundreth yeares past: This work was the first to attribute the original discovery of America to the Welsh in the 12th C and contains two very early references to King Arthur, including a description of the discovery of the bones of the King and his Queen. LLWYD (LHUYD), physician and antiquary. PRICE (or PRYS), notary public, the king's principal registrar in causes ecclesiastical, and secretary of the Council in Wales and the Marches. POWEL, cleric and historian; See NLW WBO for the above.