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tion. Faithfully rendred out of the Italian into English. Fas est, & ab hoste doceri. Printed in the yeare, 1648. 4o, A-C in fours.

A Legall Vindication of the Liberties of England, against Illegall Taxes and pretended Acts of Parliament lately enforced on the People: Or, Reasons assigned by William Prynne of Swinthwicke in the County of Sommerset, Esquire, why he cannot either in Conscience, Law, nor Prudence, submit to the New illegall Tax or Contribution of Ninety Thousand pounds the Month lately imposed on the Kingdom by a pretended Act of some Commission (or rather out of) Parliament. [Many quotations.] London, Printed for Robert Hodges, and are to be sold by him, 1649. 4°, B-H in fours and the titlepage.

Abrege Des Derniers Mouvements D'Angleterre, Avec un Raisonnement Succinct Des Droits Tant du Roy, Que du Parlement. A Anvers, Chez Jacqves Moens. 6 leaves: A-L 6 in


M.DC. LI. twelves. A Compendious Narrative of the late Troubles in England. Or Elenchus Englished. First, written in Latin by an Anonymus, for the information of Forreners. And, now, don into English, for the behoof and benefit of our CountryPrinted in the Yeare, 1652. 12°. A, 6 leaves, first blank: B-N 6 in twelves, N 6 blank.


The Antiquity of Englands Superiority over Scotland. And the Equity of Incorporating Scotland, or other Conquered Nations, into the Commonwealth of England. With Parallels to our former Transactions with Wales, and Ireland. And Illustrations out of the Scottish, English, Jewish, Grecian, Assyrian, and Roman Histories. By a Well-wisher to this Commonwealth. London, Printed by R. Ibbitson, 1652. [June 28.] 40, 4 leaves. B. M.

Metamorphosis Anglorvm, Sive Mutationes variæ Regvm, Regni, Rerumqve Angliæ. Opvs Historicvm et Politicvm.

Anno 1653. 12o, A-aa 6 in twelves, besides title and dedication.

The Interest of England stated: Or A faithful and just Account of the Aims of all Parties now pretending. Distinctly treating of the Designements of the Roman Catholick, The Royalist, the Presbyterian,... With their efforts in respect of themselves, of one another, and of the Publick. Clearly evidencing the un

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avoydable ruine upon all from longer contest and Offering an Expedient for the Composure of the respective Differences;... Printed in the Year, 1659. 4o, A-B in fours.

Englands Confvsion: Or A True and Impartial Relation of the late Traverses of State in England; with the Counsels leading thereunto. Together with a Description of the present Power ruling there by the name of a Parliament, under the Mask of The Good Old Cause. Written by One of the Few English men that are left in England. . London, Printed in the Year of our Lord, 1659. 4o, A-C in fours.


Englands Joy Or a Relation of the Most Remarkable passages, from his Majesty's Arrival at Dover, to His entrance at Whitehall. London, Printed by Thomas Creak, 1660. 4°, 4 leaves.

England's black Tribunall. Set forth in the Triall of K. Charles, I. . . . The fourth Edition corrected and enlarged. London Printed for J. Playford. 1660. 8o. A, 4 leaves, including a portrait by Gaywood of the King: B-C in eights: a-c in eights, c 8 with title to Part 2: E (no D] -O 4 in eights.

Awake O England, Or the Peoples Invitation to King Charles. Being a Recital of the Ruines overrunning the people and their Trades; With an opportune advice to return to Obedience of their Kings, under whom they have ever flourished... London, Printed for Charles Prince... 1660. 4°, 4 leaves.

Anglorum Singultus: Or, The Sobbs of England, Poured out. To be presented to his Excellency Generall George Monck. London, Printed for D. L. 1660 [7 Feb. 1659-60.] 4o, 6 leaves.

Englands Wants: Or Several Proposals probably beneficial for England, Humbly offered to the Consideration of all Good Patriots in Both Houses of Parliament. By a true lover of his Country. London, Printed for Jo. Martyn, 1667. 4o, A—F 2 in fours.

Revolvtions D'Angleterre Depvis La Mort du Protectevr Olivier, Jvsqves Av Retablissement Dv Roy. A Paris, M.DC.LXX. 8°. Title, 1 leaf: T, 6 leaves: A-X in eights.

The Present Interest of England Stated. By a Lover of his King and Countrey. London, Printed for D. B. 1671. 4o, A-E in fours, and a leaf after E 4 not marked.

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On the back of the title is a fable from Phædrus (1, fable v.) with an English translation.

Observations on the Letter written to Sir Thomas Osborn; Upon the Reading of a Book called the Present Interest of England Stated. Written in a Letter to a Friend. London, Printed for J. B. Anno Domini, 1673. 4o, A-C in fours.

England's Great Happiness: Or, A Dialogue between Content and Complaint. Wherein is demonstrated that a great part of our Complaints is causeless. And we have more Wealth now, than ever we had at any time before the Restauration of his sacred Majestie. By a real and hearty Lover of his King and Countrey. ... London, Printed by J. M. for Edward Croft, 1677. 4o, A-D in fours, D 4 blank, A 1 with Imprimatur. La Princesse D'Angleterre, Ou La Duchesse Reyne. Suiuant la Copie imprimee A Paris, Chez Claude Barbin, . . . 1677. Sm. 8vo, A-L 3 in twelves.

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Englands Vanity: Or The Voice of God against the Monstrous Sin of Pride in Dress and Apparel: Wherein Naked Breasts and Shoulders, Antick and Fantastick Garbs, Patches, and Painting, long Perriwigs, Towers, Bulls, Shades, Curlings, and Crispings, with an Hundred more Fooleries of both Sexes, are condemned as notoriously Unlawful. With pertinent Addresses to the Court, Nobility, Gentry, City, and Country. Directed especially to the Professors in London. By a Compassionate Conformist. London, Printed for John Dunton, 1683. 8°, B-K 7 in eights, and the title. With a folded plate.

A True Relation of the Manner of the Deposing of King Edward II. Together with the Articles which were Exhibited against him in Parliament. As also, An exact Account of the Proceedings and Articles against King Richard II: And the Manner of His Deposition and Resignation According to the Parliament-Roll it self, . . . London, Printed, . . . 1689. 4o, A-E 3 in fours.


A New Mapp of the Kingdome of England, Representing the Princedome of Wales, and other Provinces, Cities, Market Towns, with the Roads from Town to Town. And the Number of reputed Miles betwene them are given by Inspection without Scale or Compass. Printed and given out at Amsteldam by Nicolas Visscher . . . and are to be sold at London by John Overton . . [Circa 1690.] A sheet. Dedicated to William III.

The copy here described was printed on silk.

A Short History of the Succession of the
Kings and Queens of England From
William the Conqueror, to His present
Majesty King William, the III. to the
Imperial Crowns of these Realms.
London, Printed by G. Croom,
[1694.] A large sheet, with woodcuts.
Bagford Papers.

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The True English Prophet; or, England's Happiness a Hundred Years Hence. To a new play house tune. London: Printed for T. Alldridge in Southwark, 1697. A ballad. Ouvry Cat., No. 76.

Old England's Te Deum. London: Printed for T. Davis in Fleetstreet. A broadside in prose. ENGLISHMAN.

The Englishman, Or, A Letter from a Universal Friend, perswading all Sober Protestants to hearty and sincere Love of one another; And a Unanimous Claim

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Epicvrvs's Morals, Collected Partly out of his owne Greek Text, in Diogenes Laertivs, and Partly out of the Rhapsodies of Marcvs Antoninvs, Plvtarch, Cicero, & Seneca. And faithfully Englished. London, Printed by W. Wilson, for Henry Herringman, ... 1656. 4o. A, 4 leaves, title on A 2: a-e 2 in fours, with W. Charleton's prefatory Apology for Epicurus: B-Aa in fours. With a portrait.


The Epistles and Gospelles with a brief Postil vpon the same from after Easter tyll Aduent, which is the Somer parte, set forth for the singuler comoditie of all good christen men and namely of Prestes and Curates. . . Cum priuilegio. [Col.] Imprinted at London by Rychard Bankes. Title and Table, &c., A-S in fours the part from Trinity to Advent, with a fresh title, R (repeated)Zz in fours zz, 4 leaves: the Winter Part from Advent till Low Sunday, with a new title, A-Qq in fours, Qq 4 blank, besides title and table, 4 leaves. The colophon on Qq 3 verso is: Imprynted at London by Rycharde Bankes, and are to be solde in Powles churche yarde by Thomas Petyt. : The Gospels on the Holy dayes, &c., aa-hh in eights, the title on a headline only.



The Gospelles and Pystles of all y Sōdayes & sayntes dayes. Ricardus Grafton excudebat. 1540. 8°, A-R 7 in eights (perhaps R 8 had the device). Here begynneth the Pystles and Gospels of the Sondayes and festiuall holye dayes, newlye corrected and amended. [Col.] Imprinted at London in Paules churche yarde at the sygne of the Hyl, by Wylliam Hyl. 4°, black letter, A-P in fours, but P in sixes, P 6 blank. Without any regular title. Lambeth.

ERASMUS, DESIDERIUS, of Rotterdam. De Civilitate Morvm Pverilivm, per des. Erasmum Roterodamum, Libellus nunc primum conditus & æditus, Roberto Whitintono interprete. A lytle booke of good maners for chyldren, .. [Col.] Thus endeth this litle booke of good maners. Imprinted at London in Foster Lane by John Wallye. Anno, M,D,LJJJJ. Sm. 8°, black and roman letter, A-D 4 in eights. Br. Museum (Grenville). De Contemptv Mvndi. Londini in AEdibvs Thomæ Bertheleti. M.D.XXXIII. 8°, A-L in eights, and the Table, after L 8, 1 leaf. Dedicated to the Lady Mary, Dowager of France by Thomas Paynel the translator. Br. Museum (Dr. Farmer's copy).

De Immensa Dei Misericordia. [Col.] Londini in AEdibvs Tho. Bertheleti. M.D.XXXIII. Cvm Privilegio. 8°, black letter, A-M in eights, M 7 with colophon, and M 8 blank. B. M.

Dedicated by Gentian Hervet, the translator, to the Countess of Salisbury. At the end the book purports to be in many places better amended than it was before,' that is to say, I presume, the Latin original.

De Immensa Dei Misericordia. [Col.] Imprinted at London in Fletestrete by Tho. Berth. 1547. Cum priuilegio ad imprimendum solum. 8°, black letter, A-K 4 in eights. B. M.

A booke called in latyn Enchiridion militis christiani / and in englysshe the manuell of the christen knyght / replenyshed with moste holsome preceptes / by the famous clerke Erasmus of Roterdame to the whiche is added a newe and meruaylous profytable preface. [Col.] Imprinted at London by Wynkyn de Worde for Johan Byddell / otherwyse Salisbury the .xv. daye of Nouembre. And be for to sell at the sygne of our Lady of pytie next to Flete bridge. 1533. Cum priuilegio regali. 8°, A-K in eights: S, 10 leaves. B. M.

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A playne and godly exposytion or declaratio of the comune Crede (which in the Latin tonge is called Symbolum Apostolorum) and of the .x. comaundementes of goddes law / newly made and put forth by the famouse clarke / Mayster Erasmus of Roterdame / at the requeste of the moste honorable lorde / Thomas Erle of wyltshyre / father to the moste gratious and vertuous Quene Anne wyf to our most gracyous soueraygne lorde kynge Henry the .viii. Regali priuilegio. [Col.] Imprynted at London in Fletestrete: by me Robert Redman / dwellynge at the sygne of y George / next to Saynt Dunstones churche. Cvm Privilegio Regali. 8°, black letter, A-X in eights, and Y, 10 leaves, the last page with Pynson's cypher.

The title is within a neat architectural compartment.

The Comparation of a Vyrgin and a Martyr. An. M.D.XXXVII. [Col.] Londini in AEdibvs Thomæ Bertheleti Regii Impressoris. Cvm Privilegio. 8°, AD in eights, D 8 blank. Lambeth.

A translation from Erasmus by Thomas Paynel, who dedicates it to John Ramsay, Lord Prior of Merton Abbey. Apothegmes, that is to saie, prompte, quicke, wittie and sentencious saiynges of certain Emperours, kynges, Captaines, Philosophiers and Oratours, aswell Grekes, as Romaines, bothe veraye pleasant & profitable to reade, partely for all maner of persones, especially Gentlemen. First gathered and compiled in Latine by the ryght famous clerke Maister Erasmus of Roterodame. And now translated into Englyshe by Nicolas Vdall. Excusum typis Ricardi Grafton. Cum priuilegio. [Col.] Londini.


In officina Richardi Graftoni. Anno Mense post natum Christum. M.D.XLII. Septembr: 8°, black letter. *,8 leaves: ** 8 leaves: ***, 4 leaves: a-z in eights A-Y 5 in eights.


Flores Aliqvot Sententiarvm ex Variis collectis scriptoribus. The Flowers of Sentences gathered out of sundry wryters by Erasmus in Latine & Englished by Richard Tauerner. Huic libello non male conuenient Mimi illi Publiani nuper ab eodem Richardo versi. Londini, Ex ædibus Wilhelmi Middilton. Anno. M.D.XLVII. 8°, A-B 4 in eights, B 4 with the mark only. B. M.

Proverbes Or adagies with newe addicions

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Proverbes or Adagies gathered out of the Chiliades of Erasmus by Richarde Tauerner. With newe additions as well of Latyn prouerbes as of Englysshe. Edwardus Whytchurche excudebat. Anno. M.D.XLV. Cum privilegio black

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letter, A-K in eights. [Col.] Anno domini. M.D.XlV. The .x. daye of August. This booke is to sel at the west dore of Paules churche in London by wyllyam Telotson.

[The Epicure. The Interlocutours Heidonivs

Spodevs. Translated by Philip Gerard, Groom of Edward the Sixth's Chamber. London, R. Grafton, about 1548.] 8°, black letter, A-F 5 in eights. Dedicated to Edward VI.

The copy used wanted title, &c. It had belonged to Dr. Farmer, and was probably the one sold at the White Knights sale in 1819. Lowndes cites no other. Not in Herbert.

The Censure and iudgement of the famous clark Erasmus of Roterodam whyther dyuorsemente betwene man and wyfe stondeth with the lawe of god. With diuers causes wherfore it is permitted, with the mynde of the olde doctours, wrytten by the said Erasmus in the booke of his Annotations, translated by Nycolas Lesse phon :] Prynted at London in Aldersgate strete, by the wydowe of Jhon Herforde, for Robert Stoughton, dwellyng by Ludgate at the sygne of the Byshops Myter. About 1550.] 8°, A-K in eights.

B. M.


The prayse of Follie. Moriae Encomium, a booke made in Latine by that great clerke Erasmus Rotoerodame. Englished by Sir Thomas Chaloner Knight. Imprinted at London nigh vnto the three Cranes in the Vintree, by Thomas Dawson, and Thomas Gardiner. 1577. 8°, black letter, A-P 2 in eights.

Moriæ Encomivm; Or, The Praise of Folly... Translated into English by John Wilson. London, Printed for William Leake. . . 1668. 8°. A, 4 leaves: B-L in eights.

Witt against Wisdom, Or A Panegyrick


upon Folly: Penn'd in Latin by Desiderius Erasmus, Render'd into English.

-Sæpe jocum vestri movere tumultus Oxford Printed by L. Lichfield, . . . for Anthony Stephens, . . . 1683. 8°. (a) -(e) in fours: A-X 2 in fours. ERATOSTHENES, of Cyrene, Curator

of the Alexandrian Library. Eratosthenes, hoc est, Brevis et Lvcvlenta Defensio Lysiæ pro cæde Eratosthenis, prælectionibus illustrata Andreæ Dvnæi in Academia Cantabrigiensi Græcæ linguæ Regij professoris : Excudebat

Iohannes Legatus [Cantabrigiæ.] Anno Dom. 1593. 8°, T-3 ¶ in eights: A-Q 4 in eights.


A Declaration and Catholick exhortation to all Christian Princes to succour the Church of God and Realme of France. Written by Peter Erondelle, natife of Normandie. Faithfully translated out of the French. At London, Imprinted for Edward Aggas, 1586. 8°. A, 8 leaves : B-E in fours. Engl. and French. Lambeth.


A Table made by the Learned Astronomer Erra Pater, Shewing that the Twelve Signes and Seuen Planets haue as great a Predominacion ouer all Trades, and Callings, which are the Members of the Body of a Commonwealth as ouer the Body of Man. [Circa 1620.] A sheet. Br. Museum.


Spirituall Essaies Conteyninge diuerse poeticall and Divine passions and Poemes. Licensed to Henry Rocket, 30 March, 1602.

Essayes upon Several Subjects: Not unworthy consideration in these times. Communicated by Letters to private Friends, and at their request to the Publick.

Si quis novisti rectius istis, Candidus imperti. London, Printed by Richard Cotes for Edward Husband, at the Golden Dragon in Fleetstreet, 1651. 4°, A-E in fours. ESSEX.

A true reporte of the strange Commynge and breedinge of myse in the marshes of Dengie Hundred in Essex. Licensed to Robert Waley, 4 May, 1581.

A newe ballad of the life and deathe of Three wyches Arrayned and executed at Chelmisford. 5. Julij 1589. Licensed to H. Carre, 29 July, 1589.

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The Hvmble Petition of the Inhabitants of the Countie of Essex, who to the number of twenty thousand hands, have subscribed and presented to the Committee of the House of Commons at Grocers-Hall in London, Jan. 18. 1641. London, Printed for John Thomas, 1641. A sheet. Three Petitions The One, Of the Inhabitants of the Town of Colchester: The other Two Of the Covnty of Essex. . . . London, Printed for Benjamin Allen, 1642. 4°, 4 leaves.

The humble Petition and Resolution of the County of Essex... with the Answer thereunto annexed, London Printed June the 18 For Joseph Hunscott, and John Wright. 1642. A sheet.

The Humble Petition of the Inhabitants of the Covnty of Essex to His Majesty. With His Maiesties Gratious answer thereunto. Also The Petition presented by the Inhabitants of the afore said County to both Houses of Parliament. Printed, by His Majesties Command, at Oxford, Ianuary 11. By Leonard Lichfield . . . 1642. 4°, 4 leaves.

False Prophets Discovered. Being a true story of the Lives and Deaths of two Weavers (late of Colchester) viz. Richard Farnham and Iohn Bull; who affirmed themselves the two great Prophets which should come in the end of the world, Mentioned Revel. 12. Also that the Plague should not come nigh their dwelling. Neverthelesse being Prisoners, the one in Old-Bridewell, the other in NewBridewell, by a strange Providence of Almighty God, both the one and the other dyed of the Plague in a House where they usually met, in Rosemary-Lane, in Ianuary last, 1641. Here is also laid down their strange Prophecies. London,

Printed for I. W. 1642. 4°, 4 leaves.
To the Right Honorable the House of
Lords, . The humble Petition of the
Deputy Lieutenants. . . of the County
of Essex, on behalf of themselves, and the
County. [March 13, 1646-7.] A sheet.
B. M.

The Essex Watchmen's Watch word to the Inhabitants of the said County respectively, dwelling under their several Charges, By way of Apologetical Account, of the true Grounds of their first Engagement with them in the Cause of God, King and Parliament, for their Vindication from unjust Aspersions. . . . London, Printed for Ralph Smith, 1649. 4°,

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