The Estates, Empires, & Principalities of the World, represented by ye description of Countries, maners of Inhabitants, Riches of Provinces, forces, Government, Religion and the Princes That Have Foverned in Every Estate. With the Beginning of All Militarie and Religious Orders.
Production / publication: London : Printed by Adam Islip for Mathewe Lownes and John Bill, 1615.Description: xviii, 1234 pages : illustrations ; 33 cm (folio).General note: Translated from the French by Edward Grimstone. First edition in English. Engraved title page. Subject(s): Geography -- Early works to 1800 | Orders of knighthood and chivalry | World history -- Early works to 1800Summary: This English translation of Pierre d'Avity's French work provided English readers with an economic, geographic, and political map of the world some 150 years earlier than Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations.