An Easy And Compendious Introduction For Reading All Sorts Of Histories. To Which Is Added, A Synopsis Of Councels, By John Prideaux.

By: Prideaux, Mathias

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Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 381; [29] pages; PRIDEAUX, MATHIAS. An East and Compendious Introduction for Reading All Sorts of Histories. To Which Is Added, a Synopsis of Councels, by John Prideaux. "Sixth Edition, Corrected and Augmented." Small 4to, early 20th Century red morocco and marbled boards by Kelly and Sons, raised bands, gilt spine lettering and small ornaments in compartments, t. E. G. , marbled endpapers, (vii) 57 (iii) and 392, 375-382 (xxxii) pages including half-title, main portion of text with extensive pagination errors. Covers strong, quite good with brief wear and few tiny spots of scuffing. Text tight, minor aging and foxing, some dusting at few pages, one leaf missing chunk from fore-edge margin, early 18th Century ink ownership signatures on title page. Wing P3445. John Prideaux (1578-1650) was bishop of Worcester, and a notable teacher at Oxford; his son Mathias only lived into his twenties before contracting small pox, the elder published this after his death. ESTC R29253 Interesting info on Egyptian magicians, British Christians, Incurable Baylonians etc.

Title: An Easy And Compendious Introduction For Reading All Sorts Of Histories. To Which Is Added, A Synopsis Of Councels, By John Prideaux.

Author Name: Prideaux, Mathias

Categories: Books On Books,

Edition: Sixth Edition

Publisher: Oxford:, Leon. Lichfield, for Richard Davis,: [1681]- 1682

Binding: Leather

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 39512