Anecdotes of Literature and Scarce Books, Volume 1

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F. C. & J. Rivington, 1807 - Bibliographical literature

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Page 358 - The true Tragedie of Richard Duke of Yorke, and the death of good King Henrie the Sixt, with the whole contention betweene the two Houses Lancaster and Yorke, as it was sundrie times acted by the Right Honourable the Earle of Pembrooke his seruants. Printed at London by PS for Thomas Millington, and are to be sold at his shoppe vnder Saint Peters Church in Cornwal. 1595.
Page 428 - TAYLOR'S (Bishop Jeremy) Holy Living and Dying, with Prayers, containing the Whole Duty of a Christian and the parts of Devotion fitted to all Occasions.
Page 164 - In the worst Inn's worst room, with mat half-hung, The floors of plaster, and the walls of dung, On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with straw, With tape-tied curtains never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed, Where tawdry yellow strove with dirty red, Great Villiers lies — alas! how chang'd from him, That life of pleasure and that soul of whim! Gallant and gay in Cliefden's proud alcove, The bower of wanton Shrewsbury •(• and love; Or just as gay at council, in a ring...
Page 371 - The first and Second Part | of the | Troublesome Raigne of | John King of England. | with the Discouerie of King Richard Cordelions base Sonne | Vulgarly named, the Bastard Fawconbridge; \ Also, | The Death of King John at Swinstead Abbey. \ As they were (sundry times) lately acted | by the Queenes Maiesties Players. | Written by W. Sh.
Page 430 - A New Treatise on the Use of the Globes; or, a Philosophical View of the Earth and Heavens: comprehending an Account of the Figure, Magnitude, and Motion of the Earth: with the Natural Changes of its Surface, caused by Floods, Earthquakes, &c.: together with the Principles of Meteorology and Astronomy: with the Theory of Tides, &c.
Page 326 - The White Devil: or, The Tragedy of Paulo Giordano Ursini, Duke of Brachiano: With the Life and Death of Vittoria Corombona, the famous Venetian Curtizan.
Page 373 - Printed by EA for Edward White, and are to be solde at the Little North Doore of S. Paules Church, at the Signe of the Gunne. 1589.
Page 285 - Amends for Ladies. With the merry prankes of Moll Cut-Purse, Or, the humour of roaring : A Comedy full of honest mirth and wit.
Page 326 - The perfect and exact Coppy, with diverse things Printed, that the length of the Play would not beare in the Presentment.
Page 427 - Mrs. Marcet's Conversations on Chemistry, in which the Elements of that Science are familiarly explained and illustrated by Experiments.

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