Creatorafter the greeke translation annexed wyth the translation of Erasmus in Latin ; whereunto is added a Kalendar, and an exhortation to the readyng of the holy scriptures made by the same Erasmus wyth the Epistles taken out of the olde testame[n]t both in Latin and Englyshe, wheru[n]to is added a table necessary to finde the Epistles and Gospels for euery Sonday & holyday throughout the yere after the vse of the churche of England nowe
"The fourth edition of Tyndale's English version ... The initials I.C. (i.e. J.C.) stand for the name of the publisher, who, according to his preface, was also editor. They may indicate John Cawood, the London printer"--Brit. and For. Bible Soc. Hist. Cat. no. 58.
Edited by John Cawood. Editorship sometimes attributed to Sir John Cheke.
Publisher's name from STC.
Rebound in blue morocco, with gold tooling around inside edges of covers. Feathered end papers. Gold edges. Title and date in gold on spine.
English and Latin texts in parallel columns, English text outside in black letter, Latin inside, narrower, in roman type. Title and chapter nos. centered at top of page. Chapter summaries in the English text in Gospels and Acts; in the Latin, elegiac couplets throughout the text. References in outer margin. Some MS notes in pencil.
Includes: "An Almanacke for xxii yeares"; "J.C. vnto the Christen reders"; Calendar; "An exortacion to the diligent studye of scripture, made by Erasmus Roterodamus"; "The summe and content of all the holye scripture, both of the olde and new testament" (first group of pages); New Testament; "A table to fynde the Epistles and Gospels ..." (second group of pages).
Leaf *2 has "reder" in the heading. Variants: (A) Title page partly in another setting, with ".. both in Latin and Englyshe a table necessary .." (B) *2 has "reders" in the heading, with variant wording below. (C) The beginning of Matthew XXII in Latin, "Et respondens .. ait.", erroneously printed at the bottom of C6v; may be corrected with a blank cancel there and a printed cancell on C7r.
Title page in red and black, within architectural border; at top the sun; below, a tablet supported by two cupids, and bearing the monogram of the printer E. Whitchurch.
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