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The Dictionary of National Biography Volume 5 (Paperback) Loot Price: R752
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The Dictionary of National Biography Volume 5 (Paperback): Stephen
The Dictionary of National Biography Volume 5 (Paperback): Stephen

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: ...L. Humfredo, ' issued by him in the same year, there are some Hebrew verses in characters from wooden types. Parker informed Burghley, 13 Nov. 1573, that the lives of Day and his wife had been threatened by one Asplin, 'a printer to Cartwrighte's booke.' Day and Toy, the binder, had been zealous in searching out the obnoxious books proclaimed 11 June previous. In the famous representation made about August 1577 to Elizabeth, on the part of tho stationers and printers, complaining of' priuilidges granted to privatt persons, ' Day is stated to nave 'the printinge of A B C; and catechismes, with the sole selling of them by the collour of a commission. These bookes weare the onelie relief of the porest sort of that companie' (ib.i. 111). He held the license for the Psalms in metre and ABC from the Earl of Leicester. The privileges were found so irksome that certain printers combined to produce and circulate some popular books, nud Roger Ward proceeded to print ten thousand copies of the ABC with Day's mark. From this arose the Star-chamber case of Day v. Ward, 7 Feb. to 10 July 1582 (--. ii. 19, 753-69). In his report, December 1582, on the printing patents of 1558-82, Christopher Barker q. v. complains of the abridgment of his own patent by those of Day and Seres, and states that the former has license for the ' Psalmes in meeter... which, being a parcel of the church service, properly belongeth to me.... The small catechisme... belongeth to me also, which Master Jugge solde to Master Daye' (ib. i. 115-10). Among all those who yielded up copyright?, 8 Jan. 1584, for the use of the poor of the Stationers' Company, Day was by far tlie most liberal, giving no fewer than thirty-six (ib. ii. 787). Day fully deserves the praise of Dibdin, that' there are ver.


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2014
First published: May 2014
Authors: Stephen
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 59mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 1182
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-15356-7
Barcode: 9781231153567
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-231-15356-3

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