The Merchant Royall, Being a Sermon Preached in 1607 in Praise of the Wife wherein She is Likened to a Merchant Ship (1945 limited facsimile edition)
(Robert Wilkinson)

The Merchant Royall, Being a Sermon Preached in 1607 in Praise of the Wife wherein She is Likened to a Merchant Ship (1945 limited facsimile edition)

Herrin, IL: Trovillion Private Press, 1945. First edition thus One of 477 numbered copies signed by the printer (this being No., 216). Hardcover in speckled black paper-covered boards over orange cloth spine. 34 pp. Frontis reproducutin of the title page of the original 1607 London pamphlet, title page printed in brown and black, edges uncut. With an introduction by Stanley Pargellis. Fine, bright example, in the original spider-web glassine dust wrapper, which has edge chipping and a large top edge chip on the rear panel. An Elizabethan wedding sermon comparing a woman to a sailing ship, inspired by Rev. Wilkinson's reading of a Biblical passages from Song of Solomon and Proverbs. fine Hardcover (Item ID: E20904)

$15.00

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