BROADSIDES. A collection of five 17th-century broadsides including: A Lamentable Ditty made on the Death of Robert Dererux [sic], Earl of Essex, who was beheaded in the Tower of London...The Tune is, Welladay. A Lamentable Ballad on the Earl of Essex's Death. Tune is, Essex Last Goodnight. London: by and for A.M. and sold by the booksellers of London, [c.1680]. 257 x 362mm. 2 woodcut illustrations, one at the head of each poem. (Some browning, a few marginal nicks.) Folded. Not in Wing or ESTC. Pasted to the verso is Queen Elizabeth's Champion: or, a Victory obtain'd by the Young Earl of Essex, over the Old Emperor of Germany.... Northampton: printed by W. Dicey [and sold by booksellers in] Reading, Oxford, Aylesbury, Chesham, Bicester, Coventry, Tring, St Albans, Woburne, Cambridge and St Ives, [c.1780]. 229 x 345mm. Large woodcut of a sea-battle. Folded. Not in ESTC. [and] A Descent from France: or, the French Invasion of England, Condidered and Discours'd. London: for Richard Humphryes, 1692. 327 x 195mm. (Short tears at folds, browned.) Not in Wing. And 3 others including Wing F2290 & T2326B.
SEE PLATE IV. (5)