Hoskins, Edgar HORAE BEATAE MARIAE VIRGINIS, OR SARUM AND YORK PRIMERS WITH KINDRED BOOKS AND PRIMERS OF THE REFORMED ROMAN USE, TOGETHER WITH AN INTRODUCTION.
(Mansfield Centre, CT Martino Publishing 2003) 8vo. cloth lvi, 577+(1) pages A reprint of the edition originally published in London by Longmans, Green, 1891. This bibliography meticulously describes 360 14th- and 15th-century printed books of hours from the dioceses of Sarum and York, as well as related books and primers of the reformed Roman usage (Besterman 3579). The editor provides a concise list of Horae or Primers, summaries of their contents, and indexes to all the above, as well as lists of printers, booksellers, and places. 'Horae' are manuscripts or printed collections of prayers for private devotional use at the canonical offices of the Roman Catholic Church. The majority of printed horae are from the years between 1490 and 1520, with Paris as the most active area. Quite rare. Price: $ 90.00
Order nr. 73783
Merritt, Percival THE ROYAL PRIMER.
Cambridge (The Harvard University Press) 1925 8vo. stiff paper wrappers 31 pages. A reprint of the article with added illustrations, from "Bibliographical Essays: A Tribute to Wilberforce Eames". Price: $ 17.50
Order nr. 101827
(Publishing) TEXTBOOKS ARE INDISPENSABLE!
New York American Textbook Publishers Institute n.d. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 91 pages. With a history of this publisher's organization. With information on Peter Parley and New England Primers. Jacket shows minor chipping. Price: $ 20.00
Order nr. 13892