A CATALOGUE of the BISHOPS of ENGLAND, since the FIRST PLANTING of the CHRISTIAN RELIGION in this ISLAND, Together with a briefe HISTORY of Their Lives, Memorable Actions. Whereunto is prefixed a discourse concerning the FIRST CONVERSION of our BRITAINE unto CHRISTIAN RELIGION. By FRANCIS GODWIN, now BISHOP OF LANDAFF. Printed for THOMAS ADAMS, LONDON, 1615. Leather covered boards, rebacked leather spine with black leather title labels, four raised spine bands, 5.5" x 7.5". Pagination: Title Page, blank verso, (x), 703 pages (the last 2 pages are incorrectly re-numbered 798 and 799 by the printer), Errata Page. Condition: Front and Rear Covers are Detached (present but laid on loosely), the front and rear covers appear to be original, they are very worn with splitting along all their edges; the more recent spine backing is quite attractive, with wear at its ends; it holds the text block together well; internally, the title page is soiled and toned, but is still clear and fully legible; there is toning, some soiling including latter pages with dark soiling at the margins, a bit of foxing, some spotting and smudges, light waterstaining and shorelining to some latter pages; margin tears chips and wear to some page edges, and early previous owners relevant marks, notes, additions and annotations, here and there throughout; the title has been etched / burned onto the front page edges (page edges of the closed book); overall the inner pages show some age, use, and wear, but are still complete, with text that is clear and fully legible. An Original almost 400 Year-Old Book, containing an Important History of Christianity and Bishopdom in Britain. Bookseller Inventory # 000019
Title: 1615 CATALOGUE of BISHOPS OF ENGLAND, by ...
Publisher: THOMAS ADAMS
Publication Date: 1615
Book Condition: See Description
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