A Saxon treatise concerning the Old and New Testament

written abovt the time of King Edgar (700 yeares agoe) by Ælfricvs Abbas, thought to be the same that was afterward Archbishop of Canterbvrie. ... Now first pvblished in print with English of our times, by William L'isle of Wilbvrgham ... the originall remaining still to be seene in Sr Robert Cottons librarie, at the end of this lesser copie of the Saxon Pentatevch. And herevnto is added out of the homilies and epistles of the fore-said Ælfricvs, a second edition of A testimonie of antiquitie, &c.

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Main Author: Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham.
Associated Names: Haviland, John, active 1613-1638 (Printer), Seile, Henry, 1595-1660 (Bookseller)
Format: Book
Old English
Published: London : Printed by Iohn Haviland for Henrie Seile, 1623.
Physical Description:[61], 43, 43, [20], 14, 14, [23] p. ; 21 cm (4to)
Place of Publication:
England -- London.
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General note:"A testimony of antiquitie" and "A sermon of the Paschall Lambe, and of the sacramental body and bloud of Christ our Sauiour" have separately dated title pages; "Here follovveth the words of Elfrike Abbot of S. Albons" and "The Lords Prayer, the Creed, and the Ten commandements in the Saxon and English tongue" have divisional titles; register is continuous.
"A testimony of antiquitie" was first printed separately by John Day ca. 1566. (ESTC)
Opposite pages bear duplicate numbering.
The last leaf is blank.
Citation / References note:ESTC, S100438
STC (2nd ed.), 160
Language note:Parallel Anglo-Saxon and English texts.
Immediate source of acquisition note:
Bequest; John Paris.
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