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PRINTED BY BOWDEN AND BRAWN, 13, PRINCES STREET, LITTLE QUEEN STREET,
PREFACE TO VOL. III.
Of the first work contained in this volume, “ A Report and Discourse of the Affairs and State of Germany, &c.” I have seen but one separate edition; a fac-simile of its title is prefixed to our reprint of the work. It is in small quarto, and has no date; but it is known to have been printed in 1552, and again in 1570.
The copy which I have seen, is in the British Museum, and has furnished, besides many smaller corrections, more than one whole sentence that had been omitted in the last edition of the English Works, 8vo, 1815.
2. The School-master also is here printed from the “ English Works of Roger Ascham,” collated throughout with the earlier editions, which have furnished several important corrections of the text.
This work was first published by Mrs Ascham, small 8vo, 1570, after her husband's death: a fac-simile of