COVERDALE (MILES) Certain most Godly, Fruitful, and Comfortable Letters of Such True and Holy Martyrs of God, 1654
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COVERDALE (MILES) Certain most Godly, Fruitful, and Comfortable Letters of Such True and Holy Martyrs of God, 1654
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COVERDALE (MILES, compiler)
Certain most Godly, Fruitful, and Comfortable Letters of Such True and Holy Martyrs of God, as in the Late Bloodye Persecution here within this Realme, Gave their Lyves to the Defence of Christes Holy Gospel, first edition, black letter, title within decorative woodcut border with large woodcut illustration on verso, decorative woodcut initials, 2 leaves of contents, one leaf of text (p.689) defective, fore-margin of title cropped to border with very slight loss, small repair to fore-margin of approximately 20 opening leaves not touching text, bookplate of Charles Kaye, nineteenth century calf, rebacked preserving spine, g.e. [STC 5886], small 4to, John Day, 1564

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  • Includes letters by the Manchester Martyr John Bradford (a partial reprint of "An exhortacion to the carienge of Chrystes crosse"), John Careless, Thomas Cranmer, John Hooper, John Philpot, and Nicholas Ridley.
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