Chap-books of the Eighteenth Century With Facsimiles, Notes, and Introduction
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Chap-books of the Eighteenth Century With Facsimiles, Notes, and Introduction

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  • A CHAPMAN.
  • CHAP-BOOKS OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
    • INTRODUCTION.
      • CONTENTS.
    • CONTENTS.
    • CHAP-BOOKS OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY THE HISTORY OF JOSEPH AND HIS BRETHREN.
    • THE HISTORY OF Joseph and his Brethren, WITH Jacob's Journey into Egypt, AND HIS DEATH AND FUNERAL.
      • JOSEPH BROUGHT BEFORE PHAROAH.
    • JOSEPH BROUGHT BEFORE PHAROAH.
    • THE HISTORY OF JOSEPH AND HIS BRETHREN.
      • JACOB'S LOVE TO JOSEPH, WITH JOSEPH'S FIRST DREAM.
      • JOSEPH'S SECOND DREAM.
      • JOSEPH PUT INTO A PIT BY HIS BRETHEREN.
      • JOSEPH SOLD INTO EGYPT.
      • JOSEPH AND HIS MISTRESS.
      • JOSEPH CAST INTO THE DUNGEON.
      • JOSEPH'S ADVANCEMENT.
      • JOSEPH'S BRETHEREN COME INTO EGYPT TO BUY CORN.
      • BENJAMIN BROUGHT TO JOSEPH.
      • JOSEPH MAKES HIMSELF KNOWN TO HIS BRETHEREN.
      • JOSEPH SENDS FOR HIS FATHER WHO COMES TO EGYPT.
      • JACOB'S DEATH AND BURIAL.
    • JACOB'S LOVE TO JOSEPH, WITH JOSEPH'S FIRST DREAM.
    • JOSEPH'S SECOND DREAM.
    • JOSEPH PUT INTO A PIT BY HIS BRETHEREN.
    • JOSEPH SOLD INTO EGYPT.
    • JOSEPH AND HIS MISTRESS.
    • JOSEPH CAST INTO THE DUNGEON.
    • JOSEPH'S ADVANCEMENT.
    • JOSEPH'S BRETHEREN COME INTO EGYPT TO BUY CORN.
    • BENJAMIN BROUGHT TO JOSEPH.
    • JOSEPH MAKES HIMSELF KNOWN TO HIS BRETHEREN.
    • JOSEPH SENDS FOR HIS FATHER WHO COMES TO EGYPT.
    • JACOB'S DEATH AND BURIAL.
    • THE HOLY DISCIPLE; OR, THE History of Joseph of Arimathea.
    • THE HOLY DISCIPLE; OR, THE HISTORY OF JOSEPH OF ARIMATHEA.
    • THE WANDERING JEW; OR, THE SHOEMAKER OF JERUSALEM.
    • THE WANDERING JEW.
    • THE GOSPEL OF NICODEMUS.
    • The unhappy Birth, wicked Life, and miserable Death of that vile Traytor and Apostle JUDAS ISCARIOT, Who, for Thirty Pieces of Silver betrayed his Lord and Master JESUS CHRIST.
    • A Terrible and seasonable Warning to young Men.
    • THE KENTISH MIRACLE Or, a Seasonable Warning to all Sinners
    • THE Witch of the Woodlands; OR, THE COBLER'S NEW TRANSLATION.
    • THE HISTORY OF DR. JOHN FAUSTUS.
    • THE HISTORY OF Dr. John Faustus,
    • THE HISTORY OF DR. JOHN FAUSTUS.
      • Chap. 1. The Doctor's Birth and Education.
      • Chap. 2. Dr. Faustus raises the Devil, and afterwards makes him appear at his own House.
      • Chap. 3. Mephistopholes comes to the Doctor's House; and of what passed between them.
      • Chap. 4. Faustus lets himself blood, and makes himself over to the Devil.
      • Chap. 5. How Faustus served the Electoral Duke of Bavaria.
      • Chap. 6. Faustus Dream of Hell, and what he saw there.
      • Chap. 7. Dr. Faustus's Trick on Twenty Students.
      • Chap. 8. Faustus helps a young Man to a fair Lady.
      • Chap. 9. Faustus makes seven Women dance naked in the Market.
      • Chap. 10. How Faustus served a Countryman driving swine.
      • Chap. 11. Faustus begins to contemplate upon his latter End.
      • Chap. 12. Faustus warned by the Spirit to prepare for his end.
    • Chap. 1. The Doctor's Birth and Education.
    • Chap. 2. Dr. Faustus raises the Devil, and afterwards makes him appear at his own House.
    • Chap. 3. Mephistopholes comes to the Doctor's House; and of what passed between them.
    • Chap. 4. Faustus lets himself blood, and makes himself over to the Devil.
    • Chap. 5. How Faustus served the Electoral Duke of Bavaria.
    • Chap. 6. Faustus Dream of Hell, and what he saw there.
    • Chap. 7. Dr. Faustus's Trick on Twenty Students.
    • Chap. 8. Faustus helps a young Man to a fair Lady.
    • Chap. 9. Faustus makes seven Women dance naked in the Market.
    • Chap. 10. How Faustus served a Countryman driving swine.
    • Chap. 11. Faustus begins to contemplate upon his latter End.
    • Chap. 12. Faustus warned by the Spirit to prepare for his end.
    • THE HISTORY Of the Learned FRIAR BACON.
    • A Timely Warning To Rash and Disobedient CHILDREN.
    • Bateman's Tragedy, OR THE Perjured Bride justly rewarded; BEING THE HISTORY OF THE UNFORTUNATE LOVE OF German's Wife and Young Bateman.
      • Chapter I.
      • Chapter II.
      • Chapter III.
      • Chapter IV.
      • Chapter V.
      • Chapter VI.
      • Chapter VII.
    • Chapter I.
    • Chapter II.
    • Chapter III.
    • Chapter IV.
    • Chapter V.
    • Chapter VI.
    • Chapter VII.
    • THE Miracle of Miracles.
    • A wonderful and Strange RELATION OF A SAILOR IN St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London; WHO
    • The Children's Example.
    • A New Prophesy; or, An ACCOUNT
    • GOD'S JUST JUDGMENT ON BLASPHEMERS,
    • A Dreadful Warning To all Wicked and Forsworn SINNERS.
    • Here is a full and true RELATION OF ONE Mr. RICH LANGLY, a Glazier,
    • A Full, True and Particular ACCOUNT
    • THE PORTSMOUTH GHOST
    • THE GUILFORD GHOST.
    • THE Wonder of Wonders BEING
    • Dreams and Moles WITH THEIR Interpretation and Signification
    • THE Old Egyptian Fortune-Teller's Last Legacy CONTAINING
      • "THE SIGNIFICATION OF MOLES.
      • THE SIGNIFICATION OF DREAMS.
    • "THE SIGNIFICATION OF MOLES.
    • THE SIGNIFICATION OF DREAMS.
    • A NEW FORTUNE BOOK. Being a new Art of Courtship
    • THE HISTORY OF Mother Bunch of the West CONTAINING Many Rarities out of her Golden Closet of Curiosities.
    • THE HISTORY OF MOTHER BUNCH
      • A GENTLEMAN GOING TO CONSULT WITH MOTHER BUNCH.
      • MOTHER BUNCH'S FUNERAL.
    • A GENTLEMAN GOING TO CONSULT WITH MOTHER BUNCH.
    • MOTHER BUNCH'S FUNERAL.
    • THE HISTORY OF MOTHER SHIPTON.
    • THE HISTORY OF MOTHER SHIPTON.
    • NIXON'S CHESHIRE PROPHECY AT LARGE Published from Lady Cowpers correct Copy in the reign of Queen Ann. WITH Historical and Political Remarks; AND Several Instances wherein it has been Fullfilled ALSO HIS LIFE
      • Robert Nixon.
    • Robert Nixon.
    • REYNARD THE FOX.
    • THE HISTORY OF Reynard the Fox
      • Chap. 1. A great feast proclaimed by the Lion, at which the Wolf, his Wife and the Hound complain against Reynard the Fox.
      • Chap. 2. Grimbard the Brock's Speech in Behalf of Reynard.
      • Chap. 3. The Cock's Complaint against Reynard; and the King's Answer.
      • Chap. 4. Bruin the Bear unfortunate in his Message to Reynard the Fox.
      • Chap. 5. Tibert the Cat's Ambassy to Reynard, with the bad Success of it.
      • Chap. 6. The Brock's Embassy to Reynard, the Fox's Confession and their Arrival at Court.
      • Chap. 7. Reynard's Excuse before the King his Trial and Condemnation.
      • Chap. 8. Reynard's Confession and Pardon.
      • Chap. 9. Reynard restored to favour and preferred.
    • Chap. 1. A great feast proclaimed by the Lion, at which the Wolf, his Wife and the Hound complain against Reynard the Fox.
    • Chap. 2. Grimbard the Brock's Speech in Behalf of Reynard.
    • Chap. 3. The Cock's Complaint against Reynard; and the King's Answer.
    • Chap. 4. Bruin the Bear unfortunate in his Message to Reynard the Fox.
    • Chap. 5. Tibert the Cat's Ambassy to Reynard, with the bad Success of it.
    • Chap. 6. The Brock's Embassy to Reynard, the Fox's Confession and their Arrival at Court.
    • Chap. 7. Reynard's Excuse before the King his Trial and Condemnation.
    • Chap. 8. Reynard's Confession and Pardon.
    • Chap. 9. Reynard restored to favour and preferred.
    • VALENTINE AND ORSON.
    • THE HISTORY OF Valentine and Orson.
      • Chap. 1. The Banishment of the Lady Bellisant who is delivered of Valentine and Orson at one birth in a wood.
      • Chap. 2. Valentine conquers his brother Orson in the Forest of Orleans.
      • Chap. 3. The Fight between Orson and the Green Knight.
      • Chap. 4. Valentine and Orson go in search of Lady Clerimond, who had the Brazen Head in her Possession.
      • Chap. 5. Pacolet comforts the Ladies and delivers Valentine and Orson out of Prison.
      • Chap. 6. Ferragus raises a mighty army, and lays Siege to the City of Acquitain.
      • Chap. 7. Valentine dies and Orson turns Hermit.
    • Chap. 1. The Banishment of the Lady Bellisant who is delivered of Valentine and Orson at one birth in a wood.
    • Chap. 2. Valentine conquers his brother Orson in the Forest of Orleans.
    • Chap. 3. The Fight between Orson and the Green Knight.
    • Chap. 4. Valentine and Orson go in search of Lady Clerimond, who had the Brazen Head in her Possession.
    • Chap. 5. Pacolet comforts the Ladies and delivers Valentine and Orson out of Prison.
    • Chap. 6. Ferragus raises a mighty army, and lays Siege to the City of Acquitain.
    • Chap. 7. Valentine dies and Orson turns Hermit.
    • FORTUNATUS.
    • THE History of Fortunatus CONTAINING Various Surprising Adventures. Among which he acquired a Purse that could not be emptied. And a Hat that carried him wherever he wished to be.
      • Chap. 1. Of the Birth of Fortunatus.
      • Chap. 2. Of Fortunatus's sailing with the Earl of Flanders, without the knowledge of his parents.
      • Chap. 3. Of the Travels of Fortunatus after he left his Master.
      • Chap. 4. Lady Fortune bestows upon Fortunatus a famous Purse; so that afterwards he never wanted Money.
      • Chap. 5. Fortunatus buys some Horses out of an Earls Hands; for which he is taken up and examined about his Purse.
      • Chap. 6. Of Fortunatus's Marriage with Lord Nemains youngest Daughter.
      • Chap. 7. Of Fortunatus having two Sons by his Wife.
      • Chap. 8. Fortunatus artfully gets possession of a Wishing Hat.
      • Chap. 9. Fortunatus declares the Virtues of his Hat and Purse to his Son.
    • Chap. 1. Of the Birth of Fortunatus.
    • Chap. 2. Of Fortunatus's sailing with the Earl of Flanders, without the knowledge of his parents.
    • Chap. 3. Of the Travels of Fortunatus after he left his Master.
    • Chap. 4. Lady Fortune bestows upon Fortunatus a famous Purse; so that afterwards he never wanted Money.
    • Chap. 5. Fortunatus buys some Horses out of an Earls Hands; for which he is taken up and examined about his Purse.
    • Chap. 6. Of Fortunatus's Marriage with Lord Nemains youngest Daughter.
    • Chap. 7. Of Fortunatus having two Sons by his Wife.
    • Chap. 8. Fortunatus artfully gets possession of a Wishing Hat.
    • Chap. 9. Fortunatus declares the Virtues of his Hat and Purse to his Son.
    • GUY, EARL OF WARWICK.
    • THE HISTORY OF Guy. Earl of Warwick
      • Chap. 1. Guy's Praise. He falls in love with the Fair Phillis.
      • Chap. 2. Guy Courts the fair Phillis, she at first denies, but after grants his Suit on Conditions which he accepts.
      • Chap. 3. Guy wins the Emperor's Daughter from several Princes, He is set upon by Sixteen Assassins, whom he overcomes.
      • Chap. 4. Guy having performed great Wonders Abroad, returns to England, and is married to Philis.
      • Chap. 5. Guy leaves his wife and goes a pilgrimage to the Holy land.
      • Chap. 6. Guy fights with the Giant Colborn, and having overcome him, discovers himself to the King, then to his Wife, and dies in her Arms.
        • THEIR EPITAPH.
      • THEIR EPITAPH.
    • Chap. 1. Guy's Praise. He falls in love with the Fair Phillis.
    • Chap. 2. Guy Courts the fair Phillis, she at first denies, but after grants his Suit on Conditions which he accepts.
    • Chap. 3. Guy wins the Emperor's Daughter from several Princes, He is set upon by Sixteen Assassins, whom he overcomes.
    • Chap. 4. Guy having performed great Wonders Abroad, returns to England, and is married to Philis.
    • Chap. 5. Guy leaves his wife and goes a pilgrimage to the Holy land.
    • Chap. 6. Guy fights with the Giant Colborn, and having overcome him, discovers himself to the King, then to his Wife, and dies in her Arms.
      • THEIR EPITAPH.
    • THEIR EPITAPH.
    • THE FAMOUS HISTORY OF GUY EARL OF WARWICK
      • GUY AND THE NORTHUMBRIAN DRAGON.
      • GUY HAVING SLAIN ARMARANT.
    • GUY AND THE NORTHUMBRIAN DRAGON.
    • GUY HAVING SLAIN ARMARANT.
    • THE HISTORY OF THE LIFE AND DEATH OF THAT NOBLE KNIGHT SIR BEVIS OF SOUTHAMPTON
    • THE LIFE AND DEATH OF St. George THE NOBLE CHAMPION OF ENGLAND.
    • PATIENT GRISSEL.
    • THE HISTORY OF THE NOBLE MARQUIS OF SALUS AND Patient GRISSEL
      • Chap. 1. The Marquis of Salus is sollicited by his Nobles to Marry; he consents, and falls in Love with a poor Countryman's Daughter.
      • Chap. 2. The Marquis demands, and Marries the Old Man's Daughter.
      • Chap. 3. Lady Grissels Patience tried by the Marquis.
      • Chap. 4. The Marquis's Daughter is taken from her Mother and sent to Bologne to be there brought up.
      • Chap. 5. The Marquis makes a farther Trial of his Wife's Patience.
      • Chap. 6. Grissel disrobed, and sent home to her Father by her Husband; her Son and Daughter brought Home, under pretence of the Marquis's marrying her; Grissel is sent for to make preparations, and her Condescension thereon.
      • Chap. 7. The Marquis's Speech to his Wife and the Discovery of the Children.
    • Chap. 1. The Marquis of Salus is sollicited by his Nobles to Marry; he consents, and falls in Love with a poor Countryman's Daughter.
    • Chap. 2. The Marquis demands, and Marries the Old Man's Daughter.
    • Chap. 3. Lady Grissels Patience tried by the Marquis.
    • Chap. 4. The Marquis's Daughter is taken from her Mother and sent to Bologne to be there brought up.
    • Chap. 5. The Marquis makes a farther Trial of his Wife's Patience.
    • Chap. 6. Grissel disrobed, and sent home to her Father by her Husband; her Son and Daughter brought Home, under pretence of the Marquis's marrying her; Grissel is sent for to make preparations, and her Condescension thereon.
    • Chap. 7. The Marquis's Speech to his Wife and the Discovery of the Children.
    • The Pleasant and Delightful HISTORY OF JACK AND THE GIANTS
    • The Second Part of JACK and the GIANTS GIVING
    • THE HISTORY OF JACK and the GIANTS
    • A pleasant and delightful HISTORY OF Thomas Hickathrift
    • THE HISTORY OF THOMAS HICKATHRIFT
      • Chap. 1. Tom's Birth and Parentage.
      • Chap. 2. How Tom Hickathrift's great Strength came to be Known.
      • Chap. 3. Tom becomes a Brewer's Servant; and of his killing a Giant, and gaining the Title of Mr. Hickathrift.
      • Chap. 4. How Tom kept a Pack of Hounds, and of his being attacked by four Highwaymen.
      • Chap. 5. Tom meets with a Tinker and of the Battle they fought.
    • Chap. 1. Tom's Birth and Parentage.
    • Chap. 2. How Tom Hickathrift's great Strength came to be Known.
    • Chap. 3. Tom becomes a Brewer's Servant; and of his killing a Giant, and gaining the Title of Mr. Hickathrift.
    • Chap. 4. How Tom kept a Pack of Hounds, and of his being attacked by four Highwaymen.
    • Chap. 5. Tom meets with a Tinker and of the Battle they fought.
    • TOM THUMB.
    • The Famous History of TOM THUMB Wherein is declared, His Marvellous Acts of Manhood Full of Wonder and Merriment
    • The Shoemaker's Glory OR THE PRINCELY HISTORY OF THE GENTLE CRAFT SHEWING
    • THE SHOEMAKER'S GLORY. Or, The Princely History of the GENTLE CRAFT SHEWING
    • The Famous History of the Valiant LONDON PRENTICE
    • THE LOVER'S QUARREL OR CUPID'S TRIUMPH Being the Pleasant and Delightful HISTORY OF FAIR ROSAMOND WHO WAS BORN IN SCOTLAND.
    • THE HISTORY OF THE KING and the COBLER
    • The First Part of the FRYAR AND BOY. OR THE Young PIPER'S pleasant Pastime CONTAINING
    • THE FRIAR AND BOY OR THE Young PIPER'S PLEASANT PASTIME CONTAINING
    • The Pleasant History of JACK HORNER CONTAINING
    • THE MAD PRANKS OF TOM TRAM Son in Law to Mother Winter TO WHICH IS ADDED.
    • THE MAD PRANKS OF Tom Tram Son in Law to Mother Winter TO WHICH IS ADDED. His Merry Jests, odd Conceits and pleasant Tales, very delightful to Read.
    • THE Birth, Life, and Death OF JOHN FRANKS With the Pranks he played Though a meer Fool
      • The Preface.
    • The Preface.
    • Simple Simon's Misfortunes AND HIS Wife Margery's Cruelty WHICH BEGAN The very next Morning after their Marriage
    • THE HISTORY OF TOM LONG the Carrier
    • THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN OR THE FOLLY OF MAN EXEMPLIFIED IN TWELVE COMICAL RELATIONS UPON UNCOMMON SUBJECTS
      • THE OX TURNED FARMER.
      • THE OLD SOLDIER TURNED NURSE.
      • THE REWARD OF ROGUERY, OR THE ROASTED COOK.
      • THE DUEL OF THE PALFRIES.
      • THE MAD SQUIRE AND HIS FATAL HUNTING.
      • THE OX TURNED BUTCHER.
      • GALLANTRY—A LA MODE—OR THE LOVERS CATCHED BY THE BIRD.
      • THE HONEST ASS AND MILLER.
      • THE HORSE TURNED GROOM.
      • THE WATER WONDER, OR FISHES LORDS OF THE CREATION.
      • SUN, MOON, STARS AND EARTH TRANSPOSED.
    • THE OX TURNED FARMER.
    • THE OLD SOLDIER TURNED NURSE.
    • THE REWARD OF ROGUERY, OR THE ROASTED COOK.
    • THE DUEL OF THE PALFRIES.
    • THE MAD SQUIRE AND HIS FATAL HUNTING.
    • THE OX TURNED BUTCHER.
    • GALLANTRY—A LA MODE—OR THE LOVERS CATCHED BY THE BIRD.
    • THE HONEST ASS AND MILLER.
    • THE HORSE TURNED GROOM.
    • THE WATER WONDER, OR FISHES LORDS OF THE CREATION.
    • SUN, MOON, STARS AND EARTH TRANSPOSED.
    • A Strange and Wonderful RELATION OF THE OLD WOMAN WHO WAS DROWNED AT RATCLIFFE HIGHWAY A Fortnight ago. TO WHICH IS ADDED The Old Woman's Dream, A little after her Death.
    • THE WISE MEN OF GOTHAM.
    • THE Merry Tales OF THE WISE MEN OF GOTHAM.
      • Tale 1.
      • Tale 2.
      • Tale 3.
      • Tale 4.
      • Tale 5.
      • Tale 6.
      • Tale 7.
      • Tale 8.
      • Tale 9.
      • Tale 10.
      • Tale 11.
      • Tale 12.
      • Tale 13 is rather too broad in its humour to be reproduced.
      • Tale 14.
      • Tale 15 is too silly, and not worth reproducing.
      • Tale 16.
      • Tale 17.
      • Tale 18.
      • Tale 19.
      • Tale 20.
    • Tale 1.
    • Tale 2.
    • Tale 3.
    • Tale 4.
    • Tale 5.
    • Tale 6.
    • Tale 7.
    • Tale 8.
    • Tale 9.
    • Tale 10.
    • Tale 11.
    • Tale 12.
    • Tale 13 is rather too broad in its humour to be reproduced.
    • Tale 14.
    • Tale 15 is too silly, and not worth reproducing.
    • Tale 16.
    • Tale 17.
    • Tale 18.
    • Tale 19.
    • Tale 20.
    • JOE MILLER'S JESTS BEING A COLLECTION OF The most Brilliant JESTS and most pleasant short Stories in the English Language— The greater Part of which are taken from the Mouth of that facetious Gentleman whose Name they bear.
    • JOE MILLER
    • A WHETSTONE FOR DULL WITS OR A Poesy OF NEW AND INGENIOUS RIDDLES
    • THE TRUE TRIAL OF UNDERSTANDING: OR Wit Newly Reviv'd being a BOOK of RIDDLES Adorned with Variety of PICTURES.
    • The whole Trial and Indictment of Sir John Barleycorn, Knt.
    • THE Arraigning and Indicting OF Sir John Barleycorn, Knt. Newly Composed By a Well Wisher to Sir John, and all that love him.
      • "A NEW SONG.
    • "A NEW SONG.
    • LONG MEG OF WESTMINSTER.
    • THE WHOLE Life and Death OF LONG MEG OF WESTMINSTER
      • Chap. 1. Where Meg was born, her coming up to London, and her usage to the honest Carrier.
      • Chap. 2. Of her being placed in Westminster, and what she did at her place.
      • Chap. 3. The method Meg took to make one of the Vicars pay his Score.
      • Chap. 4. Of her fighting and conquering Sir James of Castile a Spanish Knight.
      • Chap. 5. Her usage to the Bailiff of Westminster, who came into her Mistress's and arrested her Friend.
      • Chap. 6. Of her meeting with a Nobleman, and her Usage to him and to the watch.
      • Chap. 7. Meg goes a shroving, fights the Thieves of St. James's Corner and makes them restore Father Willis the Carrier his hundred marks.
      • Chap. 8. Meg's fellow servant pressed; her Usage of the Constable; and of her taking Press Money to go to Bologne.
      • Chap. 9. Of her beating the Frenchmen off the walls of Bologne, for which gallant behaviour she is rewarded by the King with eight pence per Day for Life.
      • Chap. 10. Of her fighting and beating a Frenchman before Bologne.
      • Chap. 11. Of her coming to England, and being married.
      • Chap. 12. Long Meg's Usage to an angry Miller.
      • Chap. 13. Of her keeping House at Islington, and her Laws.
    • Chap. 1. Where Meg was born, her coming up to London, and her usage to the honest Carrier.
    • Chap. 2. Of her being placed in Westminster, and what she did at her place.
    • Chap. 3. The method Meg took to make one of the Vicars pay his Score.
    • Chap. 4. Of her fighting and conquering Sir James of Castile a Spanish Knight.
    • Chap. 5. Her usage to the Bailiff of Westminster, who came into her Mistress's and arrested her Friend.
    • Chap. 6. Of her meeting with a Nobleman, and her Usage to him and to the watch.
    • Chap. 7. Meg goes a shroving, fights the Thieves of St. James's Corner and makes them restore Father Willis the Carrier his hundred marks.
    • Chap. 8. Meg's fellow servant pressed; her Usage of the Constable; and of her taking Press Money to go to Bologne.
    • Chap. 9. Of her beating the Frenchmen off the walls of Bologne, for which gallant behaviour she is rewarded by the King with eight pence per Day for Life.
    • Chap. 10. Of her fighting and beating a Frenchman before Bologne.
    • Chap. 11. Of her coming to England, and being married.
    • Chap. 12. Long Meg's Usage to an angry Miller.
    • Chap. 13. Of her keeping House at Islington, and her Laws.
    • MERRY FROLICKS OR THE Comical Cheats OF SWALPO A NOTORIOUS PICK POCKET And the Merry Pranks of ROGER the CLOWN
    • THE Life and Death OF SHEFFERY MORGAN THE Son of Shon ap Morgan
    • THE WELCH TRAVELLER; OR THE Unfortunate Welchman
    • JOAKS UPON JOAKS. OR No Joak like a true Joak. BEING THE Diverting Humours of Mr. John Ogle a Life Guard Man THE Merry Pranks of Lord Mohun and the Earls of Warwick and Pembroke WITH Rochesters Dream, his Maiden Disappointment and his Mountebanks Speech TOGETHER WITH The diverting Fancies and Frolicks of Charles 2 and his three Concubines
    • THE HISTORY OF Adam Bell, Clim of the Clough. AND William of Cloudeslie.
    • A TRUE TALE OF ROBIN HOOD.
    • THE HISTORY OF THE BLIND BEGGER OF BEDNAL GREEN.
      • Young Monford Riding to the Wars where he unhapily lost his Eyesight
        • The young Knight that Married pretty Betty
      • The young Knight that Married pretty Betty
    • Young Monford Riding to the Wars where he unhapily lost his Eyesight
      • The young Knight that Married pretty Betty
    • The young Knight that Married pretty Betty
    • THE HISTORY OF THE BLIND BEGGAR Of Bethnal Green; SHEWING His Birth and Parentage.
      • THE BLIND BEGGAR RECEIVING ALMS.
        • MONTFORT RETURNING FROM THE BEGGARS' FEAST.
        • PRETTY BESSIE RECEIVING HER FATHER'S BLESSING WHEN GOING TO SEEK HER OWN LIVELIHOOD.
        • BESSIE AND THE KNIGHT GOING TO SEE HER FATHER.
      • MONTFORT RETURNING FROM THE BEGGARS' FEAST.
      • PRETTY BESSIE RECEIVING HER FATHER'S BLESSING WHEN GOING TO SEEK HER OWN LIVELIHOOD.
      • BESSIE AND THE KNIGHT GOING TO SEE HER FATHER.
    • THE BLIND BEGGAR RECEIVING ALMS.
      • MONTFORT RETURNING FROM THE BEGGARS' FEAST.
      • PRETTY BESSIE RECEIVING HER FATHER'S BLESSING WHEN GOING TO SEEK HER OWN LIVELIHOOD.
      • BESSIE AND THE KNIGHT GOING TO SEE HER FATHER.
    • MONTFORT RETURNING FROM THE BEGGARS' FEAST.
    • PRETTY BESSIE RECEIVING HER FATHER'S BLESSING WHEN GOING TO SEEK HER OWN LIVELIHOOD.
    • BESSIE AND THE KNIGHT GOING TO SEE HER FATHER.
    • The HISTORY of The Two Children in the WOOD.
    • The most Lamentable and Deplorable HISTORY OF THE Two Children in the Wood: CONTAINING
    • "THE NORFOLK GENTLEMAN'S LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT, ETC.
    • THE HISTORY OF Sir Richard Whittington THRICE Lord Mayor of London.
    • THE HISTORY OF WAT TYLER AND JACK STRAW.
    • THE History OF JACK OF NEWBURY CALLED THE CLOTHIER OF ENGLAND.
    • THE Life and Death OF FAIR ROSAMOND CONCUBINE TO King Henry the Second Shewing her being poisoned by Queen Eleanor.
    • THE Story of King Edward III AND THE COUNTESS OF SALISBURY
    • THE CONQUEST OF FRANCE With the Life and Glorious Actions of Edward the Black Prince
    • THE HISTORY OF JANE SHORE, Concubine to King Edward IV. GIVING
    • THE HISTORY Of the most Renowned QUEEN ELIZABETH And her great Favourite THE EARL OF ESSEX.
    • THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL MARTYR King Charles the First WITH THE
      • WILLIAM LAUD, ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY. Beheaded 10th January, 1644.
        • DR. HEWIT. Beheaded 8th June, 1658.
        • EARL OF LITCHFIELD.
        • EARL OF KINGSTON.
        • EARL OF NORTHAMPTON.
        • EARL OF STRAFFORD.
        • EARL OF CARNARVON.
        • EARL OF LINDSEY.
      • DR. HEWIT. Beheaded 8th June, 1658.
      • EARL OF LITCHFIELD.
      • EARL OF KINGSTON.
      • EARL OF NORTHAMPTON.
      • EARL OF STRAFFORD.
      • EARL OF CARNARVON.
      • EARL OF LINDSEY.
    • WILLIAM LAUD, ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY. Beheaded 10th January, 1644.
      • DR. HEWIT. Beheaded 8th June, 1658.
      • EARL OF LITCHFIELD.
      • EARL OF KINGSTON.
      • EARL OF NORTHAMPTON.
      • EARL OF STRAFFORD.
      • EARL OF CARNARVON.
      • EARL OF LINDSEY.
    • DR. HEWIT. Beheaded 8th June, 1658.
    • EARL OF LITCHFIELD.
    • EARL OF KINGSTON.
    • EARL OF NORTHAMPTON.
    • EARL OF STRAFFORD.
    • EARL OF CARNARVON.
    • EARL OF LINDSEY.
    • England's Black Tribunal; BEING THE Characters of King CHARLES the First, and the Nobility that Suffer'd for him.
    • The Foreign Travels of SIR JOHN MANDEVILLE CONTAINING
      • Chap. 1. Sir John's Travels to the Holy Land; and of the enchanted Hawke.
      • Chap. 2. Description of an Odd sort of People, of India's extraordinary Eels; and of other remarkable Wonders.
      • Chap. 3. Of the Country of Lemory. Of the King of Java's Golden Palace. And of the Kingdom of Telonock.
      • Chap. 4. Of a bloody kind of People; and of People that have Heads like Hounds.
      • Chap. 5. Of the Savage People dwelling in the Isle of Dodyn.
      • Chap. 6. Of the Kingdom of Mancia. Of Pigmies. Of the Province of Cathay, and the Grandeur of its Emperor.
      • Chap. 7. Of the Lands of Gorgy and Bactrine.
      • Chap. 8. Of the Land of Prestor John, and Parts adjacent; and Sir John Mandeville's happy return to England, &c.
    • Chap. 1. Sir John's Travels to the Holy Land; and of the enchanted Hawke.
    • Chap. 2. Description of an Odd sort of People, of India's extraordinary Eels; and of other remarkable Wonders.
    • Chap. 3. Of the Country of Lemory. Of the King of Java's Golden Palace. And of the Kingdom of Telonock.
    • Chap. 4. Of a bloody kind of People; and of People that have Heads like Hounds.
    • Chap. 5. Of the Savage People dwelling in the Isle of Dodyn.
    • Chap. 6. Of the Kingdom of Mancia. Of Pigmies. Of the Province of Cathay, and the Grandeur of its Emperor.
    • Chap. 7. Of the Lands of Gorgy and Bactrine.
    • Chap. 8. Of the Land of Prestor John, and Parts adjacent; and Sir John Mandeville's happy return to England, &c.
    • The Surprizing LIFE and most Strange ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE Of the City of York, Mariner. GIVING
      • ROBINSON AND XURY ESCAPING FROM THE MOORS.
        • HE SETS SAIL ON HIS EVENTFUL VOYAGE.
        • THE WRECK.
        • HE KEEPS A RECORD OF TIME AND EVENTS.
        • ADVENT OF FRIDAY.
        • ARRIVAL OF SAVAGES WITH CHRISTIAN PRISONER.
        • LANDING OF MUTINOUS CREW ON ISLAND.
      • HE SETS SAIL ON HIS EVENTFUL VOYAGE.
      • THE WRECK.
      • HE KEEPS A RECORD OF TIME AND EVENTS.
      • ADVENT OF FRIDAY.
      • ARRIVAL OF SAVAGES WITH CHRISTIAN PRISONER.
      • LANDING OF MUTINOUS CREW ON ISLAND.
    • ROBINSON AND XURY ESCAPING FROM THE MOORS.
      • HE SETS SAIL ON HIS EVENTFUL VOYAGE.
      • THE WRECK.
      • HE KEEPS A RECORD OF TIME AND EVENTS.
      • ADVENT OF FRIDAY.
      • ARRIVAL OF SAVAGES WITH CHRISTIAN PRISONER.
      • LANDING OF MUTINOUS CREW ON ISLAND.
    • HE SETS SAIL ON HIS EVENTFUL VOYAGE.
    • THE WRECK.
    • HE KEEPS A RECORD OF TIME AND EVENTS.
    • ADVENT OF FRIDAY.
    • ARRIVAL OF SAVAGES WITH CHRISTIAN PRISONER.
    • LANDING OF MUTINOUS CREW ON ISLAND.
    • A Brief Relation of the ADVENTURES OF M. Bamfyeld Moore Carew For more than forty Years past the KING OF THE BEGGARS.
    • The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders Who was Born in Newgate.
    • YOUTH'S WARNING-PIECE or, The Tragical HISTORY OF GEORGE BARNWELL WHO WAS UNDONE BY A STRUMPET THAT CAUSED HIM TO ROB HIS MASTER, AND MURDER HIS UNCLE.
      • GEORGE BARNWELL.
        • SARAH MILLWOOD.
      • SARAH MILLWOOD.
    • GEORGE BARNWELL.
      • SARAH MILLWOOD.
    • SARAH MILLWOOD.
    • THE Merry Life and Mad Exploits OF Capt James Hind The great Robber of England.
    • THE HISTORY OF JOHN GREGG AND HIS FAMILY OF ROBBERS AND MURDERERS
    • THE BLOODY TRAGEDY OR A Dreadful Warning TO DISOBEDIENT CHILDREN GIVING
    • The Unfortunate Family: In Four Parts.
    • THE Horrors of Jealousie OR THE FATAL MISTAKE
    • The Constant, but Unhappy LOVERS Being a full and true Relation OF ONE Madam Butler
    • A Looking Glass for Swearers, Drunkards, Blasphemers, Sabbath Breakers, Rash Wishers, and Murderers.
    • Farther, and more Terrible Warnings from God.
    • The Constant Couple. OR THE TRAGEDY OF LOVE
    • The Distressed Child in the Wood; OR, THE CRUEL UNKLE BEING A
    • THE LAWYERS DOOM.
    • THE WHOLE Life and Adventures OF Miss Davis COMMONLY CALLED THE BEAUTY IN DISGUISE
    • THE LIFE AND DEATH OF CHRISTIAN BOWMAN, ALIAS MURPHY;
      • ARREST OF HUGH MURPHY AND CHRISTIAN BOWMAN.
    • ARREST OF HUGH MURPHY AND CHRISTIAN BOWMAN.
    • THE Drunkard's Legacy. In Four Parts. Giving an Account
    • Good News for ENGLAND BEING
    • A DIALOGUE BETWEEN A Blind Man and Death TO WHICH IS ADDED A Heavenly Discourse between A Divine and a Beggar.
      • Death.
        • Blind Man.
      • Blind Man.
    • Death.
      • Blind Man.
    • Blind Man.
    • THE DEVIL upon two STICKS OR THE TOWN UNTIL'D
    • ÆSOP'S FABLES.
      • Fable 1. A Fox and a Sick Lion.
      • Fable 2. The Stag and the Vine.
      • Fable 3. The Crane and Geese.
      • Fable 4. A Trumpeter taken Prisoner.
      • Fable 5. The Husbandman and Stork.
      • Fable 6. The Wasp and the Partridges.
      • Fable 7. A Daw and Pigeons.
      • Fable 8. The Fox and Snake.
      • Fable 9. The Chough and Swallow.
      • Fable 10. A Father and his Sons.
      • Fable 11. The Fox and Huntsmen.
      • Fable 12. The Fox and Bramble.
    • Fable 1. A Fox and a Sick Lion.
    • Fable 2. The Stag and the Vine.
    • Fable 3. The Crane and Geese.
    • Fable 4. A Trumpeter taken Prisoner.
    • Fable 5. The Husbandman and Stork.
    • Fable 6. The Wasp and the Partridges.
    • Fable 7. A Daw and Pigeons.
    • Fable 8. The Fox and Snake.
    • Fable 9. The Chough and Swallow.
    • Fable 10. A Father and his Sons.
    • Fable 11. The Fox and Huntsmen.
    • Fable 12. The Fox and Bramble.
    • A CHOICE COLLECTION OF COOKERY RECEIPTS
      • "To Broil Pidgeons Whole.
      • A pretty Sauce for Woodcocks or any wild Fowl.
      • A whipt Sillibub extraordinary.
      • Egg Minced Pies.
      • "Birch Wine, as made in Sussex.
    • "To Broil Pidgeons Whole.
    • A pretty Sauce for Woodcocks or any wild Fowl.
    • A whipt Sillibub extraordinary.
    • Egg Minced Pies.
    • "Birch Wine, as made in Sussex.
    • The Pleasant History of TAFFY'S Progress to London; with the WELSHMAN'S Catechism.
      • "Taffy's Progress to London."
    • "Taffy's Progress to London."
    • The Whole Life Character and Conversation of that Foolish Creature called GRANNY
    • A YORK DIALOGUE BETWEEN Ned and Harry OR Ned giving Harry an Account of his Courtship and Marriage State TO WHICH IS ADDED— TWO EXCELLENT NEW SONGS.
    • The French King's Wedding OR THE ROYAL FROLICK Being a Pleasant Account
    • APPENDIX.
      • List of Chap-Books published in Aldermary and Bow Churchyards.
        • Transcriber's Note
      • Transcriber's Note
    • List of Chap-Books published in Aldermary and Bow Churchyards.
      • Transcriber's Note
    • Transcriber's Note
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