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George. YULE, Alexander BUCHANAN
1620 BUCHANAN Christianity PSALMS DAVID Verse YULE Religion 1ST JULIUS EDITION
1620. [Christianity, Religion, Verse] ~ JULIUS' BUCHANAN BUCHANAN, George. YULE, Alexander Ecphrarasis paraphraseos Georgii Buchanani in Psalmos davidis: Ab Alexandro Julio edinburgeno, In Adolescentiae studiosae Londini. Excusum apid Georgium Eld, 1620. 8vo. [16], 364pp, [4]. With terminal blank and errata leaves. Twentieth-century blue half-morocco, gilt, buckram boards. T.E.G. Tightly bound, title neatly reinforced at gutter, else a fine, remarkably clean copy. The first edition of Stirling High School master Alexander Yule's (d.1624) Latin prose paraphrase of George Buchanan's poetic version of the Psalms of David, which he composed during his imprisonment in Lisbon. As well as providing an extremely handsomely laid out text for a younger audience, the historical significance of Yule's edition is that he had been acquainted with Buchanan in his youth, and is said to have consulted with him on this ekphrasis. A second edition appeared in 1699. Outside of the UK, ESTC locates copies at only seven locations (Bancroft, Folger, Harvard, Huntington, Illinois, Indiana and Yale). ESTC S106068. STC 3989. ~ About Antiquates We're based in the heart of the Dorset countryside, with an antiquarian bookshop in Wareham, housed within a beautiful Grade II Listed Georgian Building, we also travel far and wide to buy, sell and advise on rare books. We offer a wealth of antiquarian books, specialising in early and hand-press printing - but not excluding all others! Our bias is towards the unusual, the interesting and the important - and we try to offer our customers a varied and frequentl … [Cliquez ci-dessous pour une description complète]
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