Lodge – Rosalynd : Euphues Golden Legacie (1609)

Lodge, Thomas. Rosalynd : Euphues golden legacie, found after his death in his cell at Silexedra : bequeathed to Philautus sonnes, nursed vp with their fathers in England (London : J. Windet for Iohn Smethvvick, and are to bee sold at his shop in Saint Dunstanes Church-yard, in Fleete-streete vnder the Dyall, 1609)

Sotheby’s 1856 lot 305. ESTC S103920.

The Folger Shakespeare Library STC 16669. Located by Paul Morgan.

Lane – Tom Tel-Troths Message, and His Pens Complaint (1600)

Lane, John. Tom Tel-Troths message, and his pens complaint : a worke not vnpleasant to be read, nor vnprofitable to be followed (London : Imprinted [by Felix Kingston] for R. Howell, and are to be sold at his shop, neere the great north doore of Paules, at the signe of the white horse, 1600)

Sotheby’s 1856 lot 298. ESTC S109323. The Folger Shakespeare Library STC 15190. Located by Sarah Lindenbaum.

Shakespeare – Venus and Adonis (1636)

Shakespeare, William. Venus and Adonis (London : Printed by I. H[aviland] and are to be sold by Francis Coules in the Old Baily without Newgate, 1636)

Sotheby’s 1856 lot 163. ESTC S104547.

Folger Shakespeare Library STC 22366. Located by Sarah Lindenbaum.

Wolfreston’s inscription is not visible in this book, but the provenance suggests that it is the copy sold in the 1856 sale. For further information, see my guest blog post for the Folger’s Collation blog from June 2018.

The Booke of Merrie Riddles (1617)

The booke o[f] merrie riddles : together with proper questions, and witty prouerbs, to make pleasant pastime : no lesse vsefull then behoouefull, for any young man or childe, to knowe whether he be quicke-witted or no (London : Printed [by J. Beale?] for Roger Iackson, and are to bee sold at his shop neere Fleet-street, 1617)

Sotheby’s 1856 lot 148. STC S115147.

Folger Shakespeare Library STC 3322.8. Located by Paul Morgan.