PRIMER. The prymer in Englysh and latyn, after the use of Sarum set out at length with manye goodly prayers, with the exposicyon upon the Psalme called Miserere mei deus, and inte domini speraui, with the Epistels and Gospels ... London: Thomas Petyt, 1543 [dated at end of first part].
3 parts in one volume, small 4° in 8's (210 x 150mm). Collation: A4 B-O8 P4; A-D8 E6; A-G8, (lacking blank second E<->6 and final G8). Printed in red and black, woodcut titlepage border to first and third parts [McKerrow & Ferguson 37a], 18 small woodcut illustrations in the Primer [not in Hodnett]. 19th-century purple morocco gilt by Bedford, edges gilt.
The second of three issues of this Primer, preceded by an earlier edition of 1541. The almanack is for 1543-1562. Parallel text in English and Latin for the first two parts, the third part only in English. The first part contains the Primer, the second the exposition by Savonarola, the third part the Epistles and Gospels. STC 16028.5 (recording only a copy at Exeter Cathedral). The earlier issue of 1542 has only two parts and does not contain Savonarola's commentary on the Psalms. The present issue is not in Hoskins, the third issue is Hoskins 169. Cf. C.C.Butterworth, The English Primers 1529-45 (1953), pp.225ff.