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The charter of Romney Marsh

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"The ordinance of Henry of Bathonia, justice of our Lord King Henry ... made by precept of the same Lord the King, vpon contention arisen betweene the foure and twenty jurors, and the men of Romeney Marsh, touching reparation of the walles and…

De furtiuis literarum notis vulgo

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Edited by Giacomo Castelvetro.

Includes three volvelles, the moving parts of which were printed together on a separate quarter-sheet (plate).

Signatures: [dagger]⁶ *⁴ A-2D⁴ 2E⁶.

Title vignette; head- and tail-pieces; initials; tables;…

The boke named the gouernour

Title page
Printer from STC.
Title in woodcut border; black letter.
Purchased Schulich-Woolf Collection fund, Jan. 2016.

History of travayle in the West and East Indies, and other countreys lying eyther way, towardes the fruitfull and ryche Moluccaes

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Lacks title page; trimming affects marginal notes; leaf 2M8 torn, affecting printed marginalia; wormtrack. Annotations in early and modern hands ; signed "Liber Richardi Framptoni" on [fleuron]6v (crossed out), 2L4v and 3O2v. A translation, with some…

The historie of Cambria, now called Wales

Title page
"It is .. more likely that Caradog wrote his work in Latin than in Welsh" (DNB). The original is not known. This English version was in fact assembled and translated by Llwyd from various Welsh sources and expanded by Powell. At foot of title: Cum…

De rebus in Hibernia gestis

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Includes index and errata.

English translation available in our reference collection.

Choice of emblemes, and other devises

Title page
Contains 248 woodcut emblems within ornamental borders, gathered from earlier emblem books published by Plantin, including those of Alciato, Sambucus, Junius, and Paradin.

In verse.

The second part has divisional title page; pagination and…

Certain discourses, written by Sir John Smythe, Knight.

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Concerning the formes and effects of diuers sorts of weapons, and other verie important matters militarie, greatlie mistaken by diuers of our men of warre in these daies; and chiefly, of the mosquet, the caliuer and the long-bow; as also, of the…


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At foot of title: Cum priuilegio Regiæ maiestatis.

Short printed preliminaries, A-Y, and also probably 3A-3Y, 4O-4R; Kingston printed 2A-2Y; a third printer or compositor did 4A-4N (STC and addenda).

Includes index.

A variant of the edition…

Itinerarium totius Sacræ Scripturæ

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"R. B." is sometimes identified with Richard Braithwaite.

Page 570 misnumbered 562.

Includes index.