|Title||"The Meritorious Price of Our Redemption", by William Pynchon, 1650|
|Collection||Early Springfield Manuscripts Collection|
Pynchon, William, 1590-1662
|Scope & Content||
William Pynchon's "The Meritorious Price of Our Redemption", published in 1650 in London and printed by George Whittington and James Moxon. A controversial work, Pynchon's book was banned in Massachusetts and copies were burned on Boston Common.
This copy of this rare book has been rebound in a 19th century style with gold-stamped purple leather and simulated tied spline. Marbelized end papers.
|Dates of Creation||1650|