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Epistolae Joannis Ravisii Textoris

Collected correspondence of Jean Tixier de Ravisi (1470-1592), French Renaissance humanist scholar and professor of rhetoric.

The Kings bath, Affording many sweet and comfortable observations from the baptism of Christ

An exposition of Christ's baptism in Matthew 3. Read the full text of this edition here.

Jacob's wrestling with God, or, The triumph of a Christian

A sermon on Genesis 32 by William Couper (1568-1619), a Scottish preacher who was Bishop of Galloway. The full text of the 1608 reprint is available online.

The Bible, that is, the Holy Scriptures, contained in the Old and New Testament

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The edition pictured, from the St. Nicholas Cathedral Library, is the Geneva Bible translation. This was first published in 1560 and was one of the first widely available translations of the Bible in English, predating the King James Bible by 50…

The whole Book of Psalms, collected into English Metre

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An English translation of the psalms in metre, containing sheet music of suggested tunes. The edition pictured is bound in the same volume as a Bible.

Disertissimi viri Rogeri Aschami

The collected correspondence of Roger Ascham (1515-1568), in Latin. Ascham was an English scholar and writer, who acted as tutor to Elizabeth I. His books included Toxophilus, a work in praise of archery, and The Scholemaster, on the teaching of…

Jesu Christi D.N. Novum Testamentum, Theodoro Beza interprete

A translation of the New Testament from Greek into Latin by French Protestant theologan Théodore de Bèze.