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The Novels and Tales of the Renowned by Iohn Windet, 1599. 4. A, 4 John Boccacio, the first Refiner of Italian leaves, title on A 2: A*, 4 leaves: B-Ź 1 Prose : Containing A Hundred curious in fours. Black letter.

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leaves : B-Kkk in fours, last leaf blank. defend any Argument against all subtill Il Decamerone. One Hundred Ingenious Sophisters, and cauelling Schismatikes... Novels : Written by John Boccaccio ... By M. Blvndevile. London, Printed by London : Printed for John Nicholson ... William Stansby 1617. 4°. *, 4 James Knapton . . . and Benj. Tooke leaves: B (repeated)—Cc in fours, Cc 4 1702. 8°, A-T in eights, and (a) blank.

8 leaves. BLUNT, LEONARD [? pseud.).

BOETHIUS. Asse upon Asse. Being a Collection of Boecius de consolacione philosophie, several Pamphlets written for, and against [Col.] Deo gracias. Explicit boecius de the Author of the Asses Complaint against consolacione philosophie. [Translated by Balaam, or the cry of the Countrey against Geoffrey Chaucer. W. Caxton, circa Ignorant and Scandalous Ministers. To- 1478.] Folio, 94 leaves, the first' blank, gether with some choice Observations Br. Museum (3 copies, one imperf.), upon them all. By Leonard Blunt, Esq; Exeter and Magdalen Colleges Oxford, London, Printed for the Author, MDCLXI. St. Albans Grammar School, and Duke of 8°, A-C 4 in eights, C 4 blank.


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Ritson. Andrew Borde incorporated this including a large portrait of Albert

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