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mencing on A 2 with a woodcut occupying the whole of the page. A 2 verso has The Preface to the Reader, which extends to A 3 recto. Attributed to John Doleta.

A proper newe ballad conteyninge news from Spayne, Rome, and Geneva. Licensed to W. Wright, 28 April, 1590. Newes out of Fraunce Savoy Dauphine Alepo Soria and Tripole. Licensed to John Wolfe, 2 March, 1590-1. Newes from Rome, Spaine, Palermo, Geneuæ, and France. With the miserable state of the Citty of Paris, and the late yeelding vppe of sundrie Towns of great strength, vnto the King. Translated out of Italian and French into English. London Printed for Thomas Nelson, and are to be sold by William Wright. 1590. 4°, black letter, A-B in fours. With woodcuts. Lambeth. Newes from Rome, Venice, and Vienna, touching the present proceedings of the Turkes against the Christians in Austria, Hungarie, and Heluetia, otherwise called Seuenbergh. Also the true Copie of a Lamentable Petition exhibited in the names of the afflicted Christians in those parts, to the Christian Kingdomes in the West. Printed at London by Iohn Danter, for Thomas Gosson, and are to be sold at his shop adioyning to London Bridge Gate. 1595. 4°, A-C in fours, first and last leaves blank. With two common cuts. Lambeth.

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Newes from forraigne parts for the last two weekes past; very fitting for this State to take notice of in this time of division and distraction. . . . Printed at London for Nath: Butter, March 5. 1641. 4o, A-B in fours.

Terrible News from Yorke : Hull, and Newcastle, Concerning the Kings Majesties intent to take up Arms against the Parliament. Together with three votes of both Houses concerning the Kings Standard betwixt York and Hull, May 20. ... With His Majesties threatnings to imprison the Lord Fairfax, Sir Philip Stapleton, and the rest of the Committee appointed by the Parliament to sit at York. May 24. Printed for Ioh. Greensmeth. An. Cov. 1642. 4°, 4 leaves. Bloudy Newse from the North, And the Ranting Adamites Declaration concerning the King of Scotland, With their new League, Covenant, and Protestation ; their denying the great God of heaven,


and burning his sacred word and Bible; the name of a new God by them chosen, and his Speech and promise unto them;

Published according to Order. London, Printed by J. C. 1650 [Jan. 20, 1650-1.] 4°, 4 leaves. With a woodcut on title. B. M.

A Cruel Tragedy: Or, Strange and Wonderful News from Swan-alley in Goldenlane, in the Parish of St. Giles Cripplegate. Being a perfect and true Relation how one Mr J. A. a Master Glover, slaved his six [female] Prentices . . . After a most barbarous and inhumane manner.

London, Printed for Absalom Chamberlain, a Running Bookseller, 1684. A broadside.

Great News from St Johns-street, of a Stone-Cutter that Whipped his Wife after a most Barbarous and Inhuman manner, that the like hath been scarcely Parallel'd in our latter Age. London, Printed for Absalom Chamberlain, and Sold by the Running Booksellers in every Street, 1685. A broadside.


The Countesse of Montgomeries Eusebia, written by Robert Newton. Licensed to Master Gilmyn, 9 November, 1620. NEWTON, THOMAS, of Cheshire. A Notable Historie of the Saracens. Briefly and faithfully descrybing the originall beginning, continuaunce and successe aswell of the Saracens, as also of Turkes, Souldans, Mamalukes, Assassines, Tartarians and Sophians. With a discourse of their Affaires and Actes from the byrthe of Mahomet their first peeuish Prophet and founder for 700 yeeres space. Wherunto is annexed a Compendious Chronycle... Drawen out of Augustine Curio and sundry other good Authours by Thomas Newton. Imprinted at London by William How, for Abraham Veale. 1575. 4°, A-Pp 2 in fours, title on A 2. Dedicated to Lord Howard of Effingham.

NEWTON, THOMAS, the Younger.
A pleasant new History


I suppose this to be the work entered to William Jones, 4 June, 1604, as "Three flowers gathered by Narcissus Anglicanus whose leaues first florished in his hart, and at last withered in his hand, called Three Roses pulled in May." See Arber, iii. 263.


The Copy of a Letter Written by Mr. William Newton, one of the Gentlemen Ushers unto the Lady Elizabeth, unto his



Brother Francis Newton, Esquire, one of the four Squires of the Body unto His Maiestie. From the Hague, March 18. New stile, 1641. A sheet.


as well those already gone before, as shortly to enter this honest society. Amare & sapere vix Dijo conceditur. By Alex. Nicholes, Batchelour in the Art he neuer yet put in practise. . . . London, Printed

NICHOLAS, HENRY, of the Family of by G. Eld, for Leonard Becket, and are


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News Certain and Terrible from the Kingdom of Poland, Being The Copie of a Letter, sent by Jerome Nicholas to a friend of his, dwelling at Gravesend. Relating how the Turke hath past the Confines of the Kingdom, London:

Printed for Andrew Coe. 1642. 4 leaves.



The Nauigations, peregrinations and voyages, made into Turkie by Nicholas Nicholay daulphinois, Lord of Arseuile, Chamberlaine and Geographer ordinarie to the King of Fraunce: conteining sundrie singularities which the Authour hath there seene and obserued: Deuided into foure Bookes. With threescore figures, naturally set forth as well of men as women, according to the diuersitie of nations, their port, intreatie, apparrell, lawes, religion and maner of liuing, aswel in time of warre as peace: With diuers faire and memorable histories, happened in our time. Translated out of the French by T. Washington the younger. Imprinted at London by Thomas Dawson. 1585. 4°. 7,4 leaves: A, 4 leaves: BY 2 in eights, the plates counting in the sheets. Dedicated to Sir Henry Sidney by John Stell.

Stell does not say whether this was a posthumous book; but he refers to it as "the commendable labours of an adventurous and skilful travelled gentleman." The engravings are copies of those found in the French.


A Discovrse, Of Marriage and Wiving: And Of the greatest Mystery therein contained how to chuse a good Wife from a bad. An Argument of the dearest vse, but the deepest cunning that man may erre in which is, to cut by a thrid between the greatest good or euill in the world. Pertinent to both Sexes, and Conditions,

to be sold at his Shop in the Temple. 1620. 4o. A, 2 leaves: B-I in fours. Chiefly black letter. In prose and verse. NICHOLL, JOHN.

An Houre Glasse of Indian Newes. Or A true and tragicall discourse, shewing the most lamentable miseries, and distressed Calamities indured by 67 Englishmen, which were sent for a supply to the planting in Guiana in the yeare. 1605. Who not finding the saide piace, were for want of victuall, left a shore in Saint Lucia, an Island of Caniballs, or Meneaters in the West-Indyes, vnder the conduct of Captain Sen-Iohns, of all which said number, onely a 11. are supposed to be still liuing, whereof 4. are lately returned into England. Written by Iohn Nicholl, one of the aforesaid Company. Homo est humani nil a te alienum puto. London Printed for Nathaniell Butter,


4o, black letter, A-F 2 in fours, A i occupied by a common woodcut of a ship Dedicated to Sir Thomas Smith, Governor of the East India Co. of Merchants in London.

NICHOLS OR NICCOLS, JOHN. Iohn Niccols Pilgrimage, wherein is displaied the liues of the proude Popes, ambitious Cardinals, lecherous Bishops, fat bellied Monkes, and hypocriticall Iesuites. [Two quotations.] Imprinted at London by Thomas Dawson, for Thomas Butter, and Godfrey Isaac. 1581. 8°, black letter. A-M in eights: N, 6 leaves: O-R in eights; besides the prefixes, 8 leaves marked *.

A declaration of the recantation of Iohn Nichols (for the space almost of two yeres the Popes Scholer in the English Seminarie or Colledge at Rome) which desireth to be reconciled and receiued as a member into the true Church of Christ in England. [Quotations.] Imprinted at London by Christopher Barker... Anno. 1581. Februarii. 14. 8°, black letter, A-N 2 in eights. Dedicated to Sir Owen Hopton, Lieutenant of the Tower. A Trve Report of the late Apprehension and Imprisonment, of Iohn Nicols Minister at Roan, and his confession and answers made in the time of his durance there. Wherevnto is added the satisfaction of certaine, that of feare or frailtie


haue latly fallen in England. Printed at Rhemes, By Iohn Fogny. 1583. 8°, A -F 2 in eights, the last two leaves occupied by an Admonition. B. M.



The Confession of Francis Nicholson, (who committed that most barbarous Murther upon the Body of John Dimbledy, Servant to Mr. Marriot) at the Place of Execution, which was upon the Green over against Hampton-Court, and near the Place where he did the murther, on Wednesday last, it being the 27th of October 1680, who was afterwards carried to Hounslow-Heath, and there hang'd up in Chains. Printed, and are to be Sold by Richard Janeway . . . 1680. Folio, 2 leaves.


The Life and Death of Mr. Ignatius Jurdain, one of the Aldermen of the City of Exeter; Who departed this Life July 15th 1640.. Drawn up and published by Ferd. Nicolls, Minister of the Gospel at Mary Arches, Exon. London, Printed for Tho. Newberry, 1654. 4o. Title, 1 leaf: a, leaves B-D in fours, D 4 blank. NICODEMUS.


Nichodemus gospell [This title is in white letters on a black ground over a series of small blocks. At the end occurs:] Thus endet nychodemus gospell. Enprynted at London in the fletestrete at the sygne of the Sonne by wynkyn de worde. In ye yere of our lord god. M.CCCCC. xviii. the.x. daye of Marche. 4o, black letter, with cuts. A, 8 leaves: B, 4 leaves C, 8 leaves: D, 6 leaves. Br. M. (slightly imperfect.)

This formerly made the first of 14 tracts bound together. The original contents in a hand coeval with the publication are preserved in a flyleaf.

[Nychodemus gospell. The colophon at the end is:] Thus endeth Nychodemus gospell. Imprynted at London in Poules chyrche yarde by me Johň Skot. In the yere of our lorde god. M. ccccc. XXIX. the.VI. day of Apriell. 4o, A-E in fours. Douce Coll. (A 1-2 wanting.) NICOLAS, PHILIP.

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A Prophesie of Doomesday of the high illuminate Doctor Phil. Nicolas. lib. 2. de regno Christi. Shortly collected and augmented by Niels Nithelstone. Newly translated out of the German by David Forbes. . . . The second Edition. Edinburgh. Printed by Iohn Wreittoun. 1631. 8°, A-G 3 in eights.


Dedicated to the Provost, &c., of Edinburgh.


The copie of a letter sente to one maister Chrispyne chanon of Exceter for that he denied y scripture to be the touche stone or trial of al other doctrines wherunto is added an appologie and a bulworke, in defence of the same letter. [Col.] Written the. vii. of Nouembre Anno Domini. M. D. xlvii. P. N. Imprinted at London by John Day and Wyllyam Seres ... 80, black letter, A-E in eights: F, 10 leaves. Dedicated by Nicolls to Sir Peter Carew, Knight. Lambeth.

Here begynneth a godly newe story of. xii. men that moyses (by the Cōmaunddement of god) sent to spye owt the land of canaan of whiche. xii. onely Josua and Caleb, wer found faythful messengers. [Col.] Imprented at London the Tenthe daye of Maye: Anno dominice incarnationis M C XL viii [sic for 1548.] By william hill remaynyng at the Signe of the hill in Paules Churche Yarde: and be there by him to be solde, 8°, black letter, A-G 4 in eights, G 4 blank,

The History of the xij. men that were sent to spye out the Land of Canaan.. Imprinted at London by John Allde for J. Harisō. 8o, black letter, A-E in eights, E 8 blank. Lambeth.

NICOLS, THOMAS, of Jesus College, Cambridge.

A Lapidary Or, The History of Pretious Stones with cautions for the undeceiving of all those that deal with Pretious Stones.... Cambridge: Printed by Thomas Buck. .. 1652. 4o. A, 4 leaves, first marked A: B, 2 leaves: a folding leaf: C-li in fours.

NIGER, F. P., of Cremona.

Frane. Petreii Nigri Cremonen. A Secretis Senatvs Mediolanen. Britannicar. Nvptiar. Libri Tres. Mediolani, Ex Typographia Moscheniana. M. D. LIX. 4o, A-H in fours, H 4 blank. Italic letter. With portraits of Philip and Mary on the title. In verse.


The nightingales good nightt. A ballad. Licensed to Henry Kyrkham, 28 July,



The Night-Walker: Or, Evening Rambles in Search after Lewd Women. With the Conferences held with them, &c. Dedicated to the Whore-Masters of Lon


don and Westminster. London, Printed for James Orme, . . . 1696-7. 4°.

This edifying periodical runs from September, 1696, to March, 1697. No. 1, A-E 2 in fours: No. 2, A-D in fours, and a leaf of E: No. 3, A-D in fours, and a leaf of Advertisements: No. 4, A-D in fours, and a leaf of E: Vol. II. No. 1, A-D in fours: No. 2, A-D in fours, and a leaf of E: No. 3, A-D 3 in fours. NINEVEH.


The Repentaunce of ye Nenyvetes. censed to John Allde in 1569. Newes from Nenyvye to Englonde by the profeett Jonas. A ballad. Licensed to Henry Denham in 1569-70.

A ballad of nowe haue with ye to Ninive being a sonnet of Repentaunce. Licensed to R. Jones, 5 Sept. 1586.


The tragedie of Ninus and Semiramis, the first Monarchs of the world. Licensed to John Hardy, 10 May, 1595. NIXON, ANTHONY.

The Three English Brothers. Sir Thomas Sherley his Trauels, with his three yeares imprisonment in Turkie; his Inlargement by his Maiesties Letters to the great Turke and lastly, his safe returne into England this present yeare, 1607. Sir Anthony Sherley his Embassage to the Christian Princes. Master Robert Sherley his wars against the Turkes, with his marriage to the Emperour of Persia his Neece. London Printed, and are to be sold by John Hodgets in Paules Church-yard. 1607. 4°, A-K in fours, A 1 with a common woodcut of a ship. Dedicated by Nixon to the Earl of Suffolk, Lord Chamberlain. Grenv. Coll. Londons Dove: Or A Memoriall of the life and death of Maister Robert Doue, Citizen and Marchant-Taylor of London, and of his severall Almesdeeds and large bountie to the poore, in his life time. He departed this life, on Saterday the 2. day of this instant Moneth of May, 1612. London Printed by Thomas Creede, for loseph Hunt, and are to be sold by Edward Marchant, 1612. 4o, A-Ď in fours, first leaf blank. Chiefly black letter. Dedicated by Nixon to Sir John Swinnerton, Knight. Br. M.



The Compleat Troller, Or, The Art of Trolling. With A Description of all the Utensils, Instruments, Tackling, and Materials requisite thereto : With Rules and Directions how to use them. As also A Brief Account of most of the Prin

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cipal Rivers in England. By a Lover of the Sport. Trahit sua quemq; voluptas. London, Printed by T. James for Tho. Helder... 1682. 8°, A-G 2 in eights. With a few cuts. Dedicated to James NorthTryon, Esq., of Bullwick, co. ampton. With two or three copies of complimentary verses, and two poems by the author, 1. On the Antiquity and Invention of Fishing; 2. The Fisherman's Wish.


Nobodies Complaint. A ballad. Licensed to E. White, 1 Aug. 1586.


A Remonstrance' against the Non-Residents of Great-Brittaine: Or NonResidency condemned by Scripture, by strength of Arguments, London, Printed by T. Badger, for Rich. Royston, .. 1642. 4°. ):(, 4 leaves, the first occupied by a printed leaf before the title: A-G in fours. With a curious engraving on the title of the Careless NonResident.


The Mirror of Honor: Wherein euerie professor of armes, from the Generall, Chieftains, and high Commanders, to the priuate officer and inferiour souldier, may see the necessitie of the feare and seruice of God, and the vse of all diuine vertues, both in commaunding and obeying, practising and proceeding to the most honourable affayres of warre. A treatise most necessarie. . . . Printed at London by the Widowe Orwin for Thomas Man. 1597. 4°, A-N in fours. Dedicated by Norden to Robert Earl of Essex.

The Popes Anatomye and Elizas glorye wrytten by John Norden Esquier. Epistle not vnto One but all, I write in generall. Licensed to Edmund Bollifant, 9th July,


NORDEN, JOHN, Topographer. 1598. Specvli Britanie Pars. The discription of Hartfordshire. By John Norden. 4°. T, 4 leaves, including the engraved title and a leaf with the Queen's arms A-D in fours. With a folded map.

The Surueyors Dialogue. Diuided into fiue Bookes very profitable for all men to peruse, that haue to do with the reuenues of Land, or the manurance, vse, or occupation thereof, both Lords and Tenants; as also and especially for such as indeuor to be seene in the faculty of surueying of Lands, Mannors, Tenements,


&c. By I. N. . . . London, Printed for Hugh Astley, dwelling at S. Magnus corner. 1607. 4o, A-R in eights, first and last two leaves blank.

Dedicated by Norden from his house at Hendon, 1 January, 1607, to Lord Salisbury. NORFOLK.

A Forme to bee vsed in Common praier euery Wednesdaie and Fridaie, within the Citie and Dioces of Norwiche: to excite all godlie people to praie vnto God for the deliuerie of those christians, that are now inuaded by the Turke. Imprinted at London, by Ihon Waley. [1565.] 4°, 4 leaves. Lambeth.

A ballat of the Receyvinge of the Quenes maiestie into Norwiche. Licensed to John Charlwood, 24 March, 1578–9.


A pleasant sonnet of the Joyfull Receyvinge of ye Quenes maiestye into Norwyche with the Dolor of the same at hir departure. Licensed to R. Jones, 31 March, 1579.

A ballad concerninge ye plag[ue] at Nor-
wich beinge a manner of ballat peticon.
Licensed to R. Jones, 24 July, 1579.
The complaint of Norwich. Licensed to
H. Carre, 4 Sept. 1579.

The ioyfulle and harty thankes gyvinge [given] of Norwyche to God for the Recoueringe of hir health and ceasinge of hir grievous plages. Licensed to H. Carre, 1 March, 1579-80. A ballad.

A lamentable Discourse of the Burninge of Est Durham in Norfolke 1581. Licensed to R. Hollins, 9 October, 1581.

The lamentable confession of mistres James for consentinge with Lowe her servante to the deathe of her husband. Licensed to Thomas Pavier, 8th July, 1609.

A ballett of the arraignement of John Floder for burneing the towne of Windham in Norfolke. Licensed to John Trundle, 26 September, 1615.

Articles to be Enqvired of, in the Diocesse of Norwich. In the ordinarie Visitation of the Reuerend Father in God, Francis, Lord Bishop of Norwich. Anno Domini 1629. Imprinted at London by Iohn Bill. 1629. 4o, 8 leaves. To his Highness, Oliver, Lord Protector of the Common-Wealth . . . is Humbly Presented A Mediterranean Passage by Water between the Two Sea Towns Lynn & Yarmovth, Upon the Two Rivers the Little Owse, and Waveney. With farther Results. Producing the Passage from


Yarmouth to York. London: Printed by Gertrude Dawson, 1656. 4o, A-B in fours.

A Full Relation of a Barbarous Murther,
Committed upon the Body of Esq:
Beddingfield, On Sunday the 20th day of
July, 1684. By Mr. Barney: As also
The further Account of the Tryal and
Conviction of the said Mr. Barney, who
is to be Executed for the same, at the
Market-Cross in Norwich, on Friday, the
First day of August, 1684. London,
Printed by George Croom,
A folio leaf.

NORFOLK, Duchess of.


The Epytaphe of the Deathe of the Worthye prynces Margrete late Duches of Norfolke. Licensed to T. Colwell in

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A Narrative of some Passages in or relating to the Long Parliament. [Quot. from Eccles. 10, 20, and 1 Sam. 15, 23.] By a Person of Honor. London, Printed for Robert Pawlet, 1670. 8°, A-H

4 in eights, first and last leaves blank, and A 2 having only the Imprimatur.

There is an interesting Preface, setting forth the author's object in publishing a tract, which, we are to infer, had been written some years before. Lord North was a member of the Long Parliament. NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. The Witches of Northampton-Shire. Agnes Browne Arthur Bill Ioane Vaughan Hellen Ienkenson Witches. Mary Barber.

Who were all executed at Northampton the 22. of Iuly last. 1612. London, Printed by Tho: Purfoot, for Arthur Iohnson. 1612. 4°, A-D in fours, A 1 and D 4 blank. With a cut on the title. B. M.

Articles to be Enqvired of Throughovt the whole Diocesse of Peterborovgh: In the first Visitation of the Right Reverent Father in God, Francis by Gods providence Bishop of Peterborough. Anno Dom. 1634, & consecrationis suæ primo.

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