[Elfsea] Book for sale on E-bay
Charlie Ribron II
landf at airmail.net
Thu Apr 3 16:26:06 PST 2003
If I find 1 what is the price limit your willing to go.
----- Original Message -----
From: "david cade" <david_cade at hotmail.com>
To: <elfsea at ansteorra.org>
Sent: Thursday, April 03, 2003 6:00 PM
Subject: Re: [Elfsea] Book for sale on E-bay
> Speaking of books, I'm still looking for a book called Pyrotechnia. It
> originally published in 1638, last reprinted in 1972. If anyone happens
> 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
> >& 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
> >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;
> >frequent annotations in 2 early hands, but generally the text is crisp
> >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.
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