The mirour for migistrates [sic] : wherein may bee seene, by examples passed in this realme, with how greeuous plagues vices are punished in great princes and magistrates, and how fraile and vnstable worldly prosperity is found, where fortune seemeth most highly to fauour: newly imprinted, and with the addition of diuers tragedies enlarged
- Uniform Title:
- Mirrour for magistrates. Part 1, 3.
- Additional Titles:
- Mirour for magistrates
- At London : In Fleetestreete, by Henry Marsh, being the assigne of Thomas Marsh, 1587. Cum priuilegio.
- Physical Description:
- 12 unnumbered pages, 272 leaves
- Additional Creators:
- Higgins, John, active 1570-1602, Baldwin, William, approximately 1518-1563?, and Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375
- The first part (by John Higgins, who signs the dedication), and the third part, by William Baldwin and others; with additions to both parts.
The third part is a continuation of John Lydgate's "The fall of princes", which is a translation of Giovanni Boccaccio's "De casibus illustrium virorum". The second part, by Thomas Blenerhasset, is not included here; a fourth part, by Richard Niccols, was added in 1610.
The first leaf is blank.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
- Reproduction Note:
- Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1947. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 324:01).
- Reviewed/Cited In:
- Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.) 13445
Case, A.E. Poetical miscellanies, 4(i, j).
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