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Books in Chains; And Other Bibliographical Papers free pdf This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ... of London, to Appleby Church in 1632. Moore was the son of an Appleby tailor, and, in 1598, went to London and was apprenticed to Matthew Lownes, a well-known printer. He afterwards set up for himself in or near Fleet Street, and carried on a successful business between 1608 and 1636. At the latter date Moore joined with fifteen other members of his Company in printing the seventh edition, in three volumes, of The Book of Martyrs, and a copy of this edition he presented to his native parish. Arreton, Isle Of Wight. Parish Church. The Vicar says: -- I cannot discover any trace of a chained book. Some old volumes of Foxe's Book of Martyrs are carefully preserved in the church, which may possibly have led to the surmise. Venables1 Guide to the Isle of Wight, p. 181, refers to the chained books at Arreton, where, "on a desk in the south chancel, are preserved copies of Foxe's Book of Martyrs, but of a comparatively modern edition." Barber-surgeons' Hall, Monkwell Street, London. The following extract is from The Annals f the Barber-Surgeons of London. Compiled by Sidney Young. 4to. London, 1890: -- In 1747 Mr. Whiston (the eminent Bookseller) was employed by the Barbers' Company to make a catalogue and valuation of the Library and MSS. "A learned Physician " had offered the Company twenty-five guineas for the Library, together with a skeleton and some other curiosities, but the Court of the Barbers "being desirous to manifest their esteem for and preserve the friendship of the Surgeons," gave them the refusal of the Library and skeleton, etc., for twenty-five guineas. "And that, in case of their acceptance thereof, the rich and ancient pall belonging to this Company should be at their service as a free gift." The Surgeons would not...

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Author : William Blades
Publisher : Theclassics.Us
Data Published : 12 September 2013
ISBN : 1230379371
EAN : 9781230379371
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Number of Pages : 38 pages
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