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A booke of Christian prayers, collected out of the auncie[n]t writers, and best learned in our tyme, worthy to be read with an earnest mynde of all Christians, in these daungerous and troublesome dayes, that God for Christes sake will yet still be mercyfull vnto vs.

  • Author

    Day, Richard

  • Date published

    1581

  • Publisher

    At London : Printed by Iohn Daye, dwellyng ouer Aldersgate, 1581.

  • Subject

    Prayers Early works to 1800

  • Accession number

    83256741

  • Class

    SR - 98/

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    [8], 138, [2] leaves : ill. (woodcuts), port. ; 4°.

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

General note: "To the Christian reader" signed: R.D., i.e. Richard Day. Commonly known as "Queen Elizabeth's prayer book". At foot of title: Cum priuilegio. With two final contents leaves. Lacks title page A1, D1-M4, 2O4; leaves up to C1 damaged and patched with some loss of text; dampstained throughout, slightly affecting text; some variant illustrations Uk-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 6430 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1944. 1 microfilm reel. 35 mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640; 214:3). Ownership and custodial history: Bookplate of Eric B. Bramwell, of Coventry; bookseller's label of H.T. Cooke Son, Warwick; bought at the sale of Eric B. Bramwell's library by Phillips of Knowle UK-SuSCL Binding Information: C19th half-calf UK-SuSCL