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Certaine prayers out of the Psalmes, for divers purposes

Certaine prayers out of the Psalmes, for divers purposes

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Date: 1584 October 8
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On the verso of the title page are recorded the births of William Silvester's five children from 1663 to 1673. On folio 151v, after the exhortation, two hands repeat the last four lines, dated 1649, one by Rose Silvester. On 152r, Rose Silvester signs it
Illustration on title page of columns wreathed with scrolls bearing the date and the inscription "Christ adsit et praesit," and signed by T. S.
On the verso of the title page are recorded the births of William Silvester's five children from 1663 to 1673.
On f. 152r, Rose Silvester signed it as her book on July 5, 1649. Next follows the signature of William Silvester and the inscription "his booke and hee that Steles him shall bee hanged upon a hoke as hie as William Silvester can looke."
Watermark: pot, Briquet 12725 (Bruges, 1581).
Binding: thick vellum; mathematical calculations on back cover.
Bequest of James M. Osborn, 1976.
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Cursive bookhand script of the late 16th century. Title page illustrated with columns wreathed with scrolls bearing the date and the inscription ""Christ adsit et praesit,"" and signed by I. S. Bound in thick vellum, with mathematical calculations on back c
Manuscript, on paper, in cursive bookhand, produced in England and dated October 8, 1584. It includes psalms arranged as 66 prayers in prose, songs in praise of Christ's birth and the Lord's supper, metrical versions of 66 psalms by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, and others, and "an exhortation unto ye praise of God to be songe before morning and evening praier."
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1 v. (153 ff.) ; 196 x 157 mm.
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Curatorial Area: James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University
Curated Collection: The Osborn Collection
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A Book of Her Own
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Object ID: 2014424
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