18 December 2003
CATECHISM. Catechismus brevis christianae disciplinae summam continens, omnibus ludimagistris authoritate regia commendatus. London: R. Wolfium, 1553.
8o (139 x 92 mm). Printer's device on colophon, woodcut initials. (Some minor marginal worming, small blank corner of title torn away.) 19th-century morocco, spine gilt-lettered; morocco pull-off case. Provenance: Philip Gawdy (owership inscription on title); Gaudye Bowlton (ownership inscription on title); Philip Bliss (bookplate); William Gott (bookplate); George Clifford Thomas (bookplate); Philadelphia Divinity School (bookplate, perforated stamp on title).
Second edition, and one of four editions or issues published in the same year as the first edition. STC 4809.
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