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ANTIQUITATES CHRISTIANAE by Jeremy Taylor and William Cave - Hardcover - Sixth edition - 1678 - from Andre Strong Bookseller and Biblio.com

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

Condition: Fair


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.
  • Bookseller: Andre Strong Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2598
  • Title: ANTIQUITATES CHRISTIANAE
  • Author: Jeremy Taylor and William Cave
  • Illustrator: Engravings by William Faithorne
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fair
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Sixth edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: E. Flescher, and R. Norton for R. Roylton
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1678
  • Bookseller catalogs: Religion;
  • Subjects: RELIGION / Christianity / General;


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