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ANTIQUITATES CHRISTIANAE by Jeremy Taylor and William Cave - Hardcover - Sixth edition - 1678 - from Andre Strong Bookseller (SKU: 2598)


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ANTIQUITATES CHRISTIANAE: or The History of the Life and Death of the Holy Jesus: as also the Lives, Acts & Martyrdoms of his Apostles. In Two Parts.

by Jeremy Taylor and William Cave

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  • fair
  • hardcover
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London: E. Flescher, and R. Norton for R. Roylton, 1678. Sixth edition. Hardcover. Fair. Engravings by William Faithorne. xxvii + 432, xiii + 176 p. bound in one volume. 9 1/4 x 13 3/4 in. At least 2 two-page, 19 full page, and 34 half page in two parts engravings by W. Faithorne. No illustrations or pages appear to be missing. Leather binding, five raised bands, edges of text block flecked with brown. Condition of the book is FAIR: Very heavy wear to spine and covers, leather very dry and flaky, corners worn, spine ends worn, gilt writing on spine almost worn away, spine ends worn, light soiling to edges of text- overall text & illustrations are very clean with just a bit of light foxing on some. NOTE: the binding of this volume is split in two halves, there are also a few pages detached, though text is complete.


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Jeremy Taylor and William Cave
Engravings by William Faithorne
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Sixth edition
E. Flescher, and R. Norton for R. Roylton
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Blue Hill, Maine
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About Andre Strong Bookseller

I buy collections of books from estates in Downeast Maine and in France. We now have 2 used book stores open year round located at 33 water st Blue Hill Me. Red Gap Books (used books) & Andre Strong Bookseller (Antiquarian)


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text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book.  More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a...[more]
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
is a worn book that has complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc....[more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]

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