Mirror for Magistrates
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- A Myrrour for Magistrates, wherein may be seene by examples passed in this realme, with howe greueous plagues, vyces are punished in great princes and magistrates... newly corrected and augmented. London: Thomas Marshe, 1571
Third edition, small 4to (180 x 125mm.), Black Letter, title within woodcut border, D1r running title with wording "Folio. 19.", modern brown morocco by Holloway, gilt edges, minor paper flaw in U3 with loss of a few letters
ESTC S100553; Pforzheimer 732; STC 1249
This collection of verse "tragedies" is a close reprint of the 1563 edition, and was edited by George Ferrers and William Baldwin.