Lot 2: AELFRIC, Grammaticus, Abbot of Eynsham. A Saxon Treatise concerning the Old and New Testament

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March 11, 2004
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Description: [and other writings]. Anglo-Saxon text and English translation by William Lisle on facing pages. [31], 43, [2]; [10], 14; [6]; [6] leaves, including 3 blanks; D2.3 supplied in manuscript. Small 4to, late 18th-/early 19th-century 1/2 russia, spine damaged, covers detached; margins trimmed entering some sidenotes. London: John Haviland for Henrie Seile, 1623
Notes: first edition in english, and first edition of the original text. Sarton I, 692; STC 160.
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