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Antiquitates Christianae: Or, the History of the Life and Death of the Holy Jesus: As Also the Lives, Acts and Martyrdoms of His Apostles. In Two Parts: The First Part, Containing the Life of Christ, Written by Jeremy Taylor... The Second, Containing the Lives of the Apostles, With an Enumeration, and Some Brief Remarks upon their First Successors in the Five Great Apostolical Churches, By William Cave...
This is a tall (13 5/8"), clean, crisp copy of this influntial work, in the Sixth Edition of 1678. There are many engravings, full page and smaller, by Faithorne, Hollar, and others. There are three pages lacking; one of which is supplied in early manuscript, and examples are known with a few more engravings.
The binding is 3/4 polished calf and marbled boards.

Provenance: William Edward Surtees with his armorial bookplate, and the Surtees Library at Taunton Castle, from which sold.

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Price: $800.00

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