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HODSON, William (fl. 1625--1640)
The holy sinner, a tractate meditated on some passages of the storie of the penitent woman in the Pharisees house. by W.H.
London: printed for Andrew Crooke, 1639.
[4], 98, [18] p., engr. frontis., engr. t.-pl. ; 11.6 cm. (12º)

'W.H.' = William Hodson. Leaves A1 and E10-12 are blank. The title-page (pi2r) is engraved and signed: 'W Marshall sculp:'. Caption title on page 1 and running title: 'Sancta Peccatrix'. Imprimatur (leaf E4r) 'Imprimatur Cantabrigiæ. R. Brownrigg, procan. Tho. Bainbrigg. Jo. Cosin. Chey. Row.'. The final leaves (E4-9) contain various dedicatory verses, one in Greek. STC 13555; ESTC s123530.

Copy Notes Without blank leaves E11-12. Inscribed in ink on verso of front free-endpaper Jno: Haynes and in pencil recto of initial blank leaf [A1] -1-. Some early ink annotations, and marks of emphasis in margins throughout.

Binding C18th calf, gilt double-ruled borders with corner ornaments, gilt-tooled spine, red spine-label.

Reference Number 4819


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