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The Early Vicars Apostolic of England 1685-1750

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The Early Vicars Apostolic of England 1685-1750

by Dom Basil Hemphill, O.S.B., M.A

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
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London: Burns & Oates, 1954. First Edition, First Impression. Cloth Bound Boards. Very Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1954 First edition, first impression. Size octavo, 190 pages including index. Crimson cloth covered boards with blue titles to the spine, top page edge crimson, with dust jacket. Book condition very good, very slight rub to corners and spine ends, very neat previous owner's name to front end-paper, a few faint spots to end-papers else contents clean. Dust jacket condition fair, the jacket is in two pieces, the front panel and spine one piece and the rear panel, corners and spine ends are rubbed and chipped, there are 5 large tears in the spine and part of the spine is barely still handing on, spine and upper edges of panels sunned, price clipped. With frontispiece of Bonaventure Giffard, Bishop of Madaura, and 2 other portraits on art paper, James Smith (Calipolis) and George Witham (Marcopolis), map of the 4 districts of England and Wales,


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The Early Vicars Apostolic of England 1685-1750
Dom Basil Hemphill, O.S.B., M.A
Cloth Bound Boards
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
First Edition, First Impression
Burns & Oates
Place of Publication
Date published
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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About Lazarus Books Limited

We are a small family business located in Blackpool, England. We stock a varied range of Antiquarian and Collectable Books; Antiquarian Holy Bibles, Fine Bindings, Literature, Poetry, Military, Travel, First Editions, Illustrated, Childrens', Signed Books and more.


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is a worn book that has complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc....[more]
First Edition
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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]
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight.  Very strong fluorescent light can cause...[more]
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
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The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
price clipped
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