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Printed by G. Eld for John Wright, and are to be sold at his Shoppeut the Signe of the Bible without Neugate, 1618

*** An extraordinarily rare and highly amusing, as well as instructive Tract, especially as regards the manners and employment at Court at the period to which it refers, together with Plays, Masques, Shews, Songs, Ballads, &c. Among the last,“ My mind to me a kingdom is.” It was perhaps printed earlier than the date of the present copy, but no other edition seems to be mentioned, and this is so scarce, that the title has no where been correctly given. The title also to the Taker and Mistaker (see No. 173) is sometimes “ A Mad World my Masters," but it was altered, perhaps on account of

the production of Middleton's Comedy with the same 188 Brewer (T.) The Weeping Lady, or London like Ninivie

in Sack-Cloth, Describing the Mappe of her owne Miserie, in this time of Her heavy V'isitation with her hearty Prayers, Admonition, and Pious Meditations, as the occasions of them offer themselves in Her Passion, written by T. B., some leaves inlaid.

Printed by B. A. and T. F. for Matthew Rhodes, 1625

*** This Thomas Brewer was doubtless the Dramatic Poet. His lines on the cessation of City Pageants during

the Plague are worth noting. 189 Brewer (Tho.)

A knot of Fooles,

But
Fooles or Knaves or both I care not,

Here they are ; Come laugh and spare not.
Calf gilt, by C. Lewis,

printed for Francis Grove, 1658 190 Britain's Triumph for her Imparalleld Deliverance and

joyfull Celebrating the Proclamation of Charles II. (in verse,) see MS. Note by Mr. Bindley.

1660

Folio.

191 Æsop's Fables, illustrated with cuts, and translated by Ogilby,

1668 192 Ariosto's Orlando Furioso, translated by Sir John Harrington, large paper, in the original binding,

Imprinted by Richard Field, 1591 *** This book is extremely rare on Large Paper. On the Title Page is “ For Sir Thomas Curmisbye by

the freandly geaste of Mr. Harrington the Autor. 193

Orlando Furioso, translated by Sir John Harington, calf, gilt leaves,

1607

194 Ariosto's Orlando Furioso, translated by Sir J. Harington, with his Epigrams, frontispiece and plates,

1634 195 ARNOLD's (RICHARD) CHRONICLE. The names of the

Baylifs, Custos, Mairs, and Sherefs of the Cite of London, &c. No place, date, or printer's name, but supposed to be printed at Antwerp by Doesborch.

*** FIRST EDITION, VERY RARE. A very small portion of one leaf is lost, there being a hole in the paper. The Poem of the Nut Brown Maid first appeared in this

Chronicle. 196 The Names of the Baylyfs, Custose, Mayers, and

Sherefs of the Cyte of London, &c. no place or date.

*** “ This edition is printed in or about 1520, as appears from the list of the London Sheriffs, which in the original (Doesborch) impression closes with the 18th year of Henry VII. i. e, 1502.

In other respects the two Editions correspond page for page. Herbert says

the types are the same as those used by P. Treveris to the Great Herbal in 1526,” see Note by Mr. Heber. The last leaf has had a portion torn away, and the volume

is stained. 197 ARTHUR. The Storye of the Most Noble Kynge Arthur

and his Knyghtes of the Round Table, Fine copy, in russia, but it wants the Title and the fifth leaf containing part of the Table, russia, very rure.

Imprinted by T. East, n. d. 198 The Story of the Most Noble and Worthy Kinge

Arthur, the whiche was the first of the Worthyes Christen, and also of his Noble and Valyaunt Knyghtes of the Round Table, wood CUTS, EXTREMELY

This copy wants the Title, and the last leaf is MS. and not completed, and part of two other leaves are supplied with MS.

Imprinted by Copland, 1557 199 AYMON. THE RIGHT-PLEASAUNT AND GOODLY HISTORIE

OF THE FOURE Sons of Almox.

Here finisheth the History of the Noble and va. liaunt Knyghte, Reynawde of Mountawban, and his three brethern. Imprinted at London by Wynkyn de Worde the VIII daye of Maye, and the yere of our Lorde MCCCCCIIII at the request and commaundement of the noble and puissaunt Erle, the Erle of Oxenforde. And now Emprinted in the yere of our Lorde MCCCCCLIIII. the VI daye of Maye, by Wylliam Copland, for Thomas Petet,

*** Wood cuts.' Remarkably fine copy of this ExTREMELY RARE Romance. The bottom inargin of one leaf has been cut off. Red morocco, from the Ratcliffe

and Roxburghe Collections.

RARE.

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