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Eight settings of a hornbook text : used as 17th-century binder's waste

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Title:
Eight settings of a hornbook text : used as 17th-century binder's waste
Title (alt.) :
A.B.C.
Title (uniform):
Hornbook
Description:
Eight settings of a hornbook text. On four fragments of binder's waste cut from at least two sheets of paper. Used as endleaves in a copy of ESTC S113383: Alexander Nowell, Catechismus. Greek & Latin. (London: Marmaduke Parsons, 1638). Each leaf with two settings on the recto.
Former owner:
Bailey, John, 1644-1697
Former owner:
Sewall, Samuel, 1652-1730
Owner:
Old South Church (Boston, Mass.)
Date:
1656
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
Hornbooks
Printed waste (Binding)
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Thomas Prince Collection and Library of the Old South Church
Places:
EnglandLondon
Extent:
[8] leaves ; 14 x 8 cm.
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Publisher:
[England?] : [s.n.]
Notes (date):
Not after 1656
Date based on earliest dated inscription within the binding in which these sheets are used as endleaves.
Notes (citation):
For printed description, see Hugh Amory, "A Boston Society Library: The Old South Church and Thomas Prince," in Bibliography and the Book Trades: Studies in the Print Culture of Early New England, (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005): 155.
Notes:
Place of printing conjectured by cataloger.
Endleaves in: Nowell, Alexander, 1507?-1602. Christianae pietatis prima institutio, ad usum scholarum Graecè & Latinè scripta
Notes (object):
Each leaf measures 131 x 77 mm; horizontal chainlines 22 mm apart.
Printed area of each setting measures 73 x 51 mm.
With alphabet, syllabary, and Lord's prayer.
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_016616-06_01_016623
Call #:
RARE BKS H.69.26
Barcode:
30000008706935