scabooks: New online books

Greg Lindahl lindahl at
Sun Sep 26 15:22:35 PDT 2004

Here's a list of the pre-1650-relevant online books added in the past
month to the "Online Books Page", one of several online listings of
books that are monitored on the SCA Books page.

-- Gregory Blount
Shakespearean Tragedy by A. C. Bradley 

The Guls Horne-Booke by Thomas Dekker 

A Hundreth Good Pointes of Husbandrie by Thomas Tusser 

The Holy Bible, Conteyning the Old Testament, and the New (the
original King James version; London: Robert Barker, 1611) (frame- and
cookie-dependent page images here at Penn)

An Almond for a Parrot (1590; spelling modernized) by Thomas Nash

Christ's Tears Over Jerusalem, Whereunto is Annexed A Comparative
Admonition to London (1593; spelling modernized) by Thomas Nash

Have With You to Saffron Walden (1596; spelling modernized) by Thomas

Strange News of the Intercepting Certain Letters, and a Convoy of
Verses, As They Were Going Privily to Victual the Low Countries (1592;
spelling modernized) by Thomas Nash

Annals, Anecdotes, Traits and Traditions of the Irish Parliaments,
1171 to 1800 by J. Roderick O'Flanagan

The Babylonian Legends of the Creation and the Fight Between Bel and
the Dragon, as told by Assyrian tablets from Nineveh (London: British
Museum, 1921)

Legends of Babylon and Egypt in Relation to Hebrew Tradition (London:
Pub. for the British Academy by H. Milford, Oxford University Press,
1918) by L. W. King

A New Light on the Renaissance, Displayed in Contemporary Emblems
(London: J. M. Dent and Co., 1909) by Harold Bayley

Archaic England: An Essay in Deciphering Prehistory From Megalithic
Monuments, Earthworks, Customs, Coins, Place-Names, and Faerie
Superstitions by Harold Bayley

Ilios, The City and Country of the Trojans: The Results of Researches
and Discoveries on the Site of Troy and through the Troad in the Years
1871-72-73-73-79 (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1881) by Heinrich

Mesopotamian Archaeology: An Introduction to the Archaeology of
Babylonia and Assyria (New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1912) by Percy
Stuart Peache Handcock

The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidius Naso, Elucidated by an Analysis
and Explanation of the Fables (fifth edition; New York: A. S. Barnes
and Burr, 1860) by Ovid, ed. by Nathan Covington Brooks

Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc (London: Chatto and Windus,
1896) by Mark Twain, illust. by Frank Vincent DuMond

Magna Carta (exemplification of 1215, with translation)

The Canterbury Tales (Caxton's two 15th-century editions) by Geoffrey
Chaucer (page images with commentary at the British Library)

Sketch of the Civil and Traditional History of Caithness From the
Tenth Century (electronic edition; secondary matter may differ from
original) by James T. Calder

The Epistles of St. Ignatius (based on the third edition, 1900) by
Saint Ignatius, ed. by J. H. Srawley

Summers Last Will and Testament (1600; spelling modernized; with
glossary and appendices) by Thomas Nash

Sir Walter Raleigh's Lost Colony: An Historical Sketch of the Attempts
of Sir Walter Raleigh to Establish a Colony in Virginia (Wilson, NC:
Advance Presses, 1888) by Hamilton McMillan

Virginia Dare: A Romance of the Sixteenth Century (New York:
T. Whittaker, 1892) by Miss E. A. B. Shackleford

The Heroes, or Greek Fairy Tales for My Children (based on a 1901
edition, with preface from the original edition) by Charles Kingsley,
illust. by Maud Hunt Squire and E. Mars

Orpheus: Myths of the World by Padraic Colum, illust. by Boris

The Vita Merlini by Geoffrey of Monmouth, trans. by John Jay Parry

Strange Histories, or, Songs and Sonnets, of Kings Princes, Dukes,
Lords, Ladyes, Knights, and Gentlemen (London: R. B. for W. Barley,
1612) by Thomas Deloney

The XII Wonders of the World (London: Thomas Snodham for John Browne,
1612) by John Maynard

The Discription of a Maske, Presented before the Kinges Maiestie at
White-Hall, on Twelfth Night last, in Honour of the Lord Hayes, and
his Bride (London: John Windet for John Brown, 1607) by Thomas Campion

Varietie of Lute-Lessons (London: Thomas Adams, 1610) by Robert

The First Set of English Madrigals to 3, 4, 5, and 6 Voices (London:
Thomas Fiste, 1598) by John Wilbye

A Musicall Dreame, or the Fourth Booke of Ayres (London: Simon
Waterson, 1609) by Robert Jones

Fasti by Ovid, trans. by Tony Kline

Twelfth Night (with annotations) by William Shakespeare, ed. by Philip

Saint Augustine, Father of European and African Civilization (New
York: New Benjamin Franklin House, 1985)

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