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Nubes testium: or, A collection of the primitive fathers, giving testimony of the faith once deliver'd to the saints: being a full discovery of the sentiments of the ancient fathers in the chief points of controversie at present under debate: with an appendix containing the testimonies of many eminent Protestants, confessing the fathers to have taught, profes'd and maintain'd these doctrines, of which they are here produc'd abettors. by  John GOTHER - First - 1686 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books and Biblio.com

Nubes testium: or, A collection of the primitive fathers, giving testimony of the faith once deliver'd to the saints: being a full discovery of the sentiments of the ancient fathers in the chief points of controversie at present under debate: with an appendix containing the testimonies of many eminent Protestants, confessing the fathers to have taught, profes'd and maintain'd these doctrines, of which they are here produc'd abettors.

by GOTHER, John

Condition: Near Fine


1686 1ed Church Fathers Gother Nubes Testium Catholic Protestant English & Latin

John Gother was a 17th-century English Catholic priest who published several controversial religious treatises. He concentrated on trying to convince Protestant theologians that Catholic doctrine was superior; emphasizing the focus on prayer and spiritual formation. 'Nubes Testium' is one such work in which Gother gives biographical sketches and testimony of church fathers both Catholic and Protestant. This 1686 first edition features both Latin and English texts in parallel.

Item number: #7219

Price: $599

GOTHER, John

Nubes testium: or, A collection of the primitive fathers, giving testimony of the faith once deliver'd to the saints: being a full discovery of the sentiments of the ancient fathers in the chief points of controversie at present under debate: with an appendix containing the testimonies of many eminent Protestants, confessing the fathers to have taught, profes'd and maintain'd these doctrines, of which they are here produc'd abettors.

London: Printed by H. Hills, 1686. First edition.

Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages

o [8], 210, [6]

o Signatures: A4 a2 B-Z4 Aa-Dd4 Ee²

· Language: English / Latin

· Binding: Leather; tight & secure

· Size: ~7.75in X 6in (20cm x 15cm)

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  • Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 7219
  • Title: Nubes testium: or, A collection of the primitive fathers, giving testimony of the faith once deliver'd to the saints: being a full discovery of the sentiments of the ancient fathers in the chief points of controversie at present under debate: with an appendix containing the testimonies of many eminent Protestants, confessing the fathers to have taught, profes'd and maintain'd these doctrines, of which they are here produc'd abettors.
  • Author: GOTHER, John
  • Format/binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: H. Hills
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1686
  • Keywords: 1686 1ed Church Fathers Gother Nubes Testium Catholic Protestant English & Latin rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian


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