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    John Strype. The History Of The Life and Acts Of the Most Reverend Father in God, Edmund Grindal, The First Bishop of London, and the Second Archbishop of York and Canterbury succesively, in the Reign of Q. Elizabeth...To which is Added, An Appendix of Original Mss... London: John Wyat & John Hartley, 1710. Krown & Spellman retail: $375. First Edition. Folio. 2 pts. in 1 vol. ¹1,A2,a-c2,d1,B-4L2,4M1;A-2G2,2F1. [2],xviii,176,181-8,185-314;32,37-108,[5],[1]pp. Contemporary paneled calf, re-backed, gilt decorations on spine, title on red leather label, covers scuffed, finely written manuscript note on Grindall on verso of (c)1 and verso of t.p., some foxing and age toning. Lacks portrait, t.p. in red and black. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

    More Information: John Strype (1643-1787), clergyman, was a close friend of  one William Hicks, the heir of Sir Michael Hicks, the secretary to Lord Burghley, and as such inherited a vast collection of manuscripts and letters from which the present offering took shape.  Although his literary style is criticized as unskillful, Strype's vast accumulations of facts and documents regarding 16th century political and ecclesiastical England are an invaluable source for those studying the period.         ESTC n8489.

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