Book Description

A poem in the form of an allegory, written by Heywood as a defence of the Catholic party during the reign of Queen Mary. The Catholics are represented as the flies and the Protestants as the spiders.
Author John Heywood
Date 1908
Binding Hardback: green boards and faux vellum
Publisher Early English Drama Society
Condition Very good. Dulling to the boards and sunning to the spine; damage to spine (see image); foxing to endpapers. The uncut pages, many of which remain unopened, are clean with some darkening, Textblock is tight.
Pages 472

Price: £80.00

Offered by RMJ Books

Friends of the PBFA

For £10 get free entry to our fairs, updates from the PBFA and more.

Please email for more information


Membership of the PBFA is open to anyone who has been trading in antiquarian and second-hand books for a minimum of two years subject to certain criteria.

Email to find out more, or complete the enquiry form.

complete the form