|The following comprise the existing versions of William Baldwin's Beware the Cat, both from the original 16th century editions and from 19th century transcriptions, with published typography.|
The only extant title pages.|
These are from the 2nd edition published by Wylliam Gryffith, London, in 1570.
Beware the Cat by 'G.B.'|
published by Edward Allde, London. This is the complete text of the 3rd edition dated 1584, missing title pages.
|• 1570 (1864)||
James Halliwell's first modern republication.|
This was from a 19th century transcript of the 1570 edition.
|• 1584 (1874)||
Henry Huth / William Hazlitt|
reproduced the preface from the 1584 edition in Prefaces Dedications Epistles selected from early English books 1540-1701.
|• 1561 (1875)||
'A short answer to the book called "Beware the Cat."'|
is reproduced from Fugitive Tracts written in verse which illustrate the condition of religious and political feeling in England and the State of Society there during Two Centuries, First Series—1493-1600, selected by William Hazlitt and published by Henry Huth in London in 1875.
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In progress. 30th July, 2010.