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Day, Richard (b. 1552) A Booke of Christian Prayers.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3012T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 23, 2017 12:00PM


Day, Richard (b. 1552) A Booke of Christian Prayers. London: by Richard Yardley and Peter Short for the assignes of Richard Day, 1590. Quarto, illustrated with woodcut borders on title page and text leaves throughout, with a full page woodcut of Queen Elizabeth at prayer in her chapel, this work is also known as Queen Elizabeth's Prayerbook; this copy bound in full red morocco gilt, 17th century, with marbled endleaves, a.e.g., carefully rebacked, contents good, 7 x 5 in.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

[pi]4, A-Y4, Aa-Oo4.

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Peter Short, Elizabeth, Richard Day, Richard Yardley, Christian Prayers, London