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BECON, Thomas (1512--1567)
Newes out of heauen both pleasaunt & ioyfull, lately set forth to the great co[n]solacion & co[m]forte of all christen me[n]. By Theodore Basille.
Imprynted at London by Johñ Mayler for Johñ Gough, Anno Dñi 1542.
[128] p. ; 14.0 cm. (8º)

'Theodore Basille' was the pseudonym adopted by the protestant writer and theologian Thomas Becon. Imprint from final colophon leaf. Blackletter. Last line on C1 recto has 'com[m]eth'; a variant (ESTC s109665) has 'commeth'. STC 1740; ESTC s110470.

Copy Notes The date 1542 inscribed in ink on the title-page. Some marginal annotations in ink.

Binding C18th quarter calf, marbled-paper boards, vellum corners, gilt-tooled spine, black morocco spine-label, Richard Cosway's gilt-tooled monogram 'CR' at head of spine.

Reference Number 4688


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