A Pleasant History of the Life and Death of Will Summers (1637)

A pleasant history of the life and death of Will Summers : and how hee came first to be knowne at the court, and how he came up to London, and by what meanes hee got to be King Henry the eights iester (London : Printed by I. Okes and are to be sold by F. Grove and T. Lambart, 1637)

ESTC S106026.

Folger Shakespeare Library STC 23434.5. Located by Paul Morgan.

R.S. – A Description of the King and Queene of Fayries (1634)

R.S. A description of the king and queene of fayries, their habit, fate, their abode, pompe, and state : being very delightfull to the sense, and full of mirth (London : Printed [by T. Harper?] for Richard Harper, and are to be sold at his shop, at the Hospitall gate in Smithfield, 1634)

ESTC S94987.

Rosenbach Museum and Library EL2.H566d.

Jonson – The Diuell is an Asse : A Comedie (1631)

Jonson, Ben. The diuell is an asse : a comedie acted in the yeare, 1616 (London : For Iohn Budge, and are to be sold at his shop, at the Greene Dragon in Pauls Churchyard, 1631)

Extracted from Bartholmew Fayre: A Comedie, Acted in the Yeare, 1614, ESTC S4350.

Harry Ransom Center -q- PR 2610 A1 1631. Images of the book may be seen here.

-q- PR 2610 A1 1631, N2r. Image courtesy the Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin.

Sammelband with works by Henry Ainsworth, Robert Grenville Brooke, Thomas Edwards, Thomas Warner, and others (1631-1651)

Sammelband containing the following six ecclesiastical works and “Tracts on Baptism, &c. … in 1 vol.”

  1. J.A. An historicall narration of the iudgement of some most learned and godly English bishops, holy martyrs, and others : (whereof III, viz. Archbishop Cranmer, B. Latimer, and Bishop Hooper, suffred martyrdome, in the dayes of Q. Mary, for the truth and Gospell of Christ Iesus) concerning Gods election, and the merit of Christ his death, &c (London, 1631) ESTC S100399.
  2. W.L. The bramble berry, or, A briefe discourse touching participating in mixt assemblies at the sacrament of the Lords Supper (London, 1643) ESTC R413.
  3. Ainsworth, Henry. A seasonable discourse, or, A censure upon a dialogue of the Anabaptists, intituled, A description of what God hath predestinated concerning man; is tryed and examined (London, 1651) ESTC R4838.
  4. Edwards, Thomas. The casting down of the last and strongest hold of Satan, or, A treatise against toleration and pretended liberty of conscience (London, 1647) ESTC R201621.
  5. Warner, Thomas. Church-lands not to be sold, or, A necessary and plaine answer to the question of a conscientious Protestant, whether the lands of the bishops, and churches in England and Wales may be sold (London, 1648 [i.e. 1647]) ESTC R204017.
  6. Brooke, Robert Grenville. A discourse opening the nature of that episcopacie, which is exercised in England : wherein, with all humility, are represented some considerations tending to the much-desired peace, and long expected reformation, of this our mother church (London, 1642) ESTC R12469.

Sotheby’s 1856 lot 254.

Unlocated. It is possible that this text belonged to one of Wolfreston’s sons, Stanford or Francis Wolferstan, given their keener interests in matters ecclesiastical.