Raine from the Clouds, Upon a Choicke Angel; Or, a Returned Answere, to that Common Quaeritur [a question that is asked] of Our Adversaries, where was Your Church Before Luther? The author, though not given on the title page was Andrew Logie was Parson of Rayne and Archdeacon of Aberdeen. James Gordon (Parson of Rothiemay) in his celebrated work ‘Scots Affairs’ (Spalding Club 1841) provides some background to Andrew Logie. Parson Gordon of Rothiemay also gives various insights into Edward Raban and describes him as ‘ane Englishman’.
This volume is particularly interesting and important because, on the verso after the title page, can be found the first use of the woodblock of the Townes Armes of Aberdeen. This volume has the arms in pristine state before a crack occurred. That cracked version would be used by Raban and his successors as Town Printer until 1707 (more than eighty years later).
The Townes Armes used by Raban and his successors with the crack