|Title||The practice of pietie; directing a Christian how to walk, that he may please God. Amplified by the author, the last edition newly overseene & corrected |
|Detail Depicted||Printing -- Page design (Title page)|
Printing -- Decorative elements -- Illustrations (Title page)
Owners – Signatures and stamps (Title page)
|Creator/Author||Levves Bayly [Bayly, Lewis, d. 1631] |
|Publisher||by Abraham Iacobs, for the good of Great Britaine |
|Place of Publication||Printed at Delf [Netherlands--Delft] |
|Date of Publication||[1635?] |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Christian life|
|Genre Heading||Religious works|
Early printed books--1601-1700 (17th century)
|Bibliographic Elements||, 553,  p. ; 11 cm. (24mo) |
|Printing Method||Letterpress on handmade laid paper |
|Printer||by Abraham Iacobs, for the good of Great Britaine |
|Binding||This is a historically significant binding that should be handled as little as possible. |
Contemporary full leather binding with elaborate hand-tooled gilt pattern, sewn on 3 cords.
Gold-tooled spine has former owner's initials WK midspine.
Headband in 2 colors of silk.
Nineteenth-century marbled pastedowns, endsheets lacking.
All edges trimmed, gilt, and gauffered.
Evidence of original silk ties.
Binder as yet unknown.
|General Notes||Signatures: A-2N[superscript 8] [$5 signed]; 288 leaves, pp.  1-553  [misnumbering 11 as 1, 212 as 112, 339 as 239, 353 as 253, 389 as 489, and 551 as 851].|
Author name taken from dedication, leaf A8.
Engraved title page.
Imprint probably one of three spurious editions "Printed at Delf by Abraham Iacobs for the good of Great Britaine." Journal reference -The Library, ser.4, v.15, p. 142. In the dedication, leaf A5 recto lines 13-15 referring to this edition reads "VVhich my poore Labours (in a short vvhile) commeth novv foorth againe the 25. time". Engraved t.p. reads "The Last Edition Newly overscene & corrected."
Text, running heads, and marginal notes within ruled borders.
Top 15 percent of pp. 1-2 cut, probably to remove former owner's signature.
|Previous Owners||James Yonge inscribed on title page. |
|Digital Collection||Historical Book Arts Collection |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Special Collections |
|Call Number||SpecColl Rare 248 B344p |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned in RGB color using an Olylmpus C-2000 Zoom digital camera and saved in.jpg format and resized to768x600 ppi. 2003. |
|Content||Instruction on the practice of piety, with a dedication to Prince Charles |
|Restrictions/Copyright||Some of our items are fragile and may require an appointment for use. Please contact Special Collections. |