A copy of the Bible bound for King Charles II, and reputed to have been used by his father Charles I at his execution on 30 January 1649, sold for £220,250. Known as the Stoneywood Bible, after the house near Aberdeen where it was kept for many years, it had been estimated at £20,000-30,000.
December 18, 2020
January 5, 2015
(Boston, MA)—Winter 2015 public book talks and lectures at the Boston Athenæum feature “The Future of Book Publishing” with Michael Levin, Ideas of Order: A Close Reading of Shakespeare’s Sonnet
August 21, 2009
In 1644, Samuel Rutherford, a Presbyterian theologian, published Lex, Rex, the now excessively scarce, enormously important treatise on limited government and constitutionalism.