[Elfsea] Book for sale on E-bay

david cade david_cade at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 3 16:00:30 PST 2003

Speaking of books, I'm still looking for a book called Pyrotechnia.  It was
originally published in 1638, last reprinted in 1972.  If anyone happens to
run across one please let me know.  Thanks

>From: "Christine Huse" <maria_elfsea at hotmail.com>
>Reply-To: elfsea at ansteorra.org
>To: elfsea at ansteorra.org
>Subject: [Elfsea] Book for sale on E-bay
>Date: Thu, 03 Apr 2003 14:14:17 -0600
>Sigh... I reallt wish I money to blow
>1564 COVERDALE letters of Martyrs [ Bible ]
>1564 Myles Coverdale, Certain most godly ...letters of Martyrs ...in the
>bloodye persecution ...gave their lives; London: John Day, newly rebacked
>half calf:
>Myles Coverdale. Certain most godly, fruitful, and comfortable letters of
>such true Saintes and holy Martyrs of God, as in the late bloodye
>persecution here
>within this Realme, gave their lyves for the defence of Christes holy
>written in the tyme of theyr affflection and cruell imprysonment. London:
>Day, 1564. 4to, worn old 1/2 calf, marbled boards, newly rebacked; title in
>& first leaf of Coverdale's address to 'the Christian Reader' with the
>bottom outer
>corner torn away (the final 3 pages of this address are missing); there is
>hole in C8 (removing a few letters of text); there is no D8 (pp47/8), but
>text is
>missing; there is some soiling & staining & a few tears without loss; there
>frequent annotations in 2 early hands, but generally the text is crisp with
>margins throughout.
>(6) 689 (4)pp [complete apart from the defects noted above]
>***STC 5886; a scarce mid-16th century collection of the original letters
>written by
>a number of those martyred (mostly burned alive) in the mid-1550s under
>Queen Mary. Coverdale is best known for his work in issuing the first
>edition of the Bible in English (in 1535). The letters are by Cranmer,
>Ridley, Hooper,
>Bradford, etc.
>7 1/8" x 5 1/8"
>With the very modest reserve of $1750.
>*** St. Theresa's Prayer ****
>May today there be peace within
>May you trust your highest power that you are exactly where you are meant
>May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith
>May you use those gifts that you have received, and pass on the love that
>has been given to you....
>May you be content knowing you are a child of God....
>Let this presence settle into our bones, and allow your soul the freedom to
>sing, and dance,
>It is there for each and every one of you....
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