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An Original Draught of the Primitive Church: In Answer to a Discourse, entituled, An Enquiry into the Constitution, Discipline, Unity, and Worship, of the Primitive Church, that flourish'd within the first Three Hundred Years after Christ; by a presbyter of the Church of England by  William Sclater - Hardcover - 1727 - from Classic Books and Ephemera and Biblio.com

An Original Draught of the Primitive Church: In Answer to a Discourse, entituled, An Enquiry into the Constitution, Discipline, Unity, and Worship, of the Primitive Church, that flourish'd within the first Three Hundred Years after Christ; by a presbyter of the Church of England

by Sclater, William

Condition: Good


London: Geo. Strahan, and J. Bowyer, 1727. Hardcover. Good. The Third Edition. [24], 356 p.; 20 cm. Signatures: A8 a4 B-Z8 2A2 (8vo). 18th-century Cambridge-style binding with blind-tooled and blind-rolled decoration. Publishers' catalogs on 2 pages preceding first page of text. Wood cut head- and tail-pieces. ESTC, t064635. Bookseller's label on front fixed endpaper for Saml. Hart, Sr., Sign of the Bible, Charleston, S.C. Small white embossed armorial bookplate on front fixed endpaper with motto "Nec temere nec timide." Former owner's name "R.J. Nelson" and Chicago address written on a small piece of paper attached to the front fixed endpaper, probably covering up a previous owner's name. Written at head of title page: "Stephen Elliott 1841." A few marginal notations. In Good Condition: lacking much leather over spine and some from both boards, which are still attached; faint dampstain and light soiling on title page and first pages thereafter; otherwise, clean and tight.




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