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ALLEN, Edmund (1519?-1559), chaplain to Princess Elizabeth. A shorte catechisme. A briefe and godly bringinge up of youth, in the knowledge and cmaundementes of God in fayth, prayer and other articles, necessary to be knowen of all those that wilbe partakers of the kyngdom of Jesus Christ: set forth in manner of a dialogue. [Zurich: Christopher Froschauer], 1550. With additional errata leaf: printed in London, by Edward Whitchurche.

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ALLEN, Edmund (1519?-1559), chaplain to Princess Elizabeth. A shorte catechisme. A briefe and godly bringinge up of youth, in the knowledge and cmaundementes of God in fayth, prayer and other articles, necessary to be knowen of all those that wilbe partakers of the kyngdom of Jesus Christ: set forth in manner of a dialogue. [Zurich: Christopher Froschauer], 1550. With additional errata leaf: printed in London, by Edward Whitchurche.

16° in 8's (91 x 70mm). Collation: A-K8 L8+1, errata leaf. (Some headlines and catchwords cropped.) 19th-century black blind-tooled morocco, silk doublures, edges gilt and gauffered. Provenance: Bute bookplate.

This seems to be a different work from the Catechism 'collected and translated', published in various editions between 1548 and 1561, which is of such rarity that we have been unable to compare the text. STC 361 records only this edition with this title printed in Zurich. Only 4 copies are recorded: B.L.(2, one imperfect), Cambridge and the present. This is the only copy with an errata leaf at the end printed by Whitchurch.
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