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LEVER, Christopher (d.1627?). A Crucifixe: or a Meditation upon Repentance, and the holie Passion. London: V.S[immes] for John Budge, 1607.

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LEVER, Christopher (d.1627?). A Crucifixe: or a Meditation upon Repentance, and the holie Passion. London: V.S[immes] for John Budge, 1607.

Small 4° (175 x 124mm). Collation: A-E4 F2. Woodcut headrule and tailpiece on each page. (Lacking blank A1; quire signature on A2 shaved.) 19th-century calf, edges gilt. Provenance: Sir Francis Freeling, bookplate (his sale 25 Nov. 1836); Cardiff Castle bookplate.

ONLY EDITION. Little is known about this minor Protestant poet, only that he was educated at Christ's College, Cambridge. He published two volumes of verse in 1607 and three other works later, the last in 1627. The verse was republished by A.B.Grosart in Fuller Worthies Library, 1870. STC 15535 (records 6 copies, including the present)
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