11 - 13 July 2000
WALES AND IRELAND -- The Welch Embassadour, or the happy newes his Worship hath brought to London. [London:] I. Underwood, 1643. 4ll. Woodcut on title. (Cropped at fore-edge). Wing W-1314 records only two copies. [bound with:] The Welch-mans complements, or the true manner how Shinkin woed his sweet-heart Maudlin after his return from Kenton battaile. London: 1643. 4ll. Woodcut on title page. (Cut close at foot with loss of one catchword). Wing W-1324 records only two copies. [and:] John OWEN (1616-83). The true copy of a Welch sermon preached before Prince Maurice in Wales. [London:] I. Underwood, 1643. 4ll. Partly in verse. Wing O-813 records 4 copies. 3 works in one volume, 4° (180 x 134mm), 19th century straight-grained morocco. Provenance: Francis Freeling (bookplate).
Sir Cahir O'DOGHERTY (1587-1608). Newes from Lough-foyle in Ireland, of the late treacherous action and rebellion of Sir Carey Adougherty and Felli McReeah Mack Davy. London: Nathaniel Butter, 1608. 4° (187 x 135mm). 10ll (without A1 and C4, blanks?). Hard-grained morocco by Mackenzie. FIRST EDITION. A second edition, of which there are two issues, followed in the same year. STC 18784.
A Looking-glasse for England, being an abstract of the bloody massacre in Ireland. London: 1667. 4° (182 x 120mm). 30pp. (Cut very close at head, affecting only the pagination, title torn and repaired.) Modern panelled calf. FIRST EDITION. Wing L-3017. (3)
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