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(1) The psalter or Psalmes of Dauid, after the translation of the great Bible, pointed as it shall be said or sung in churches: with the morning & euening praier [with] (2) The whole booke of Psalmes. collected into English meeter by Thomas Sternhold, Joh. Hopkins
imprinted for the Company of Stationers, 1606. 32mo. 1) 200 unnumbered ll. A-Y , 2A-2C . Two parts in one. Black and Roman letter, some Italic. First word of both titles xylographic, calendar, in table form, at the beginning of the work, followed by "the table for the order of Psalms to be said at morning and evening praier", second title followed by "briefe table declaring the true vse of euerie Psalme, made by Master Theod. Beza." small floriated initials, typographical ornaments. 2) ff 171 (ie. 174) (xviii). A-Z8, aa8. Roman letter some Italic. Title within single rule and typographical border, typographical ornaments. Light age yellowing, very rare marginal spot or mark. Fine copies, crisp and clean in fine, remarkably well preserved, contemporary embroidered white silk over canvas, silver and coloured thread and silver stump work dos a dos binding, covers with a woven silver thread border, with an overall design of embroidered flowers, with leaves to the sides, stump work leaves at centers, alternate red and blue flowers embroidered on spines, within four sewn compartments, all edges gilt and richly gaufferd, edges fractionally worn, colours very slightly faded, a few threads loose in places. In folding cloth box Beautifully printed and exceptionally rare near miniature psalters, one of which is the only recorded copy, (the STC copy) in a very charming dos a dos binding, very well preserved with unusually bright and fresh colouring of the embroidery. The binding is a charming example of a contemporary English embroidered silk binding, bound dos a dos, in a very good st … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Sokol Books Limited [United Kingdom]

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