Sale 17BP01 | Lot 312

MORE, THOMAS, Sir, Saint The co[n]futacyon of Tyndales answere made by syr Thomas More knyght lorde chau[n]cellour of Englonde.

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Lot 312
MORE, THOMAS, Sir, Saint The co[n]futacyon of Tyndales answere made by syr Thomas More knyght lorde chau[n]cellour of Englonde.
London: William Rastell, 1532. The work is a reprinting of and reply to Tyndale's An answere unto Sir Thomas Mores dialoge. Full modern scarlet morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, housed in a modern clamshell case. 10 5/8 x 7 1/8 inches (27 x 18 cm); [20] ff. including title, 326, [2] pp., collating 2A-2E, a-v^(4) x^(6) A-S^(4) T^(6). Pale stain to the top edge of the text, occasional soiling, in all a rather fresh copy. Bradley Martin bookplate from 1990, lot 3063 (at that time sold with the second part of 1533, in calf); College of New Rochelle, with their bookplate and library marks.
A very fine blackletter printing by Rastell, with Tyndale's part of the Confutation printed in an interesting italic font. The printer was related to More by marriage. ESTC S114986.


C The College of New Rochelle

Estimate: $5,000 - $8,000
Sold for $8,750 (includes buyer's premium)

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Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

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