Easy and Compendious Introduction For Reading all sorts of Histories, An. Contrived In a more ... Easy and Compendious Introduction For Reading all sorts of Histories, An. Contrived In a more ...

Easy and Compendious Introduction For Reading all sorts of Histories, An. Contrived In a more facile way then heretofore hath been published; Out of the Papers of Mathias Prideaux, Mr. of Arts, and sometime Fellow of Exeter Colledge in Oxford., The Sixth Edition, Corrected and Augmented, with an Exact Continuation of all the Popes, Emperors, and our Kings of England to this present time, with Three useful Indexes. To which is added a Synopsis of Councels, by John Prideaux, Regius Professor of Divinity at Oxford, and Bishop of Worcester. 2 volumes bound in one (Complete)

Prideaux, Mathias; John Prideaux

Published by Leonard Lichfield, Oxford, 1682
Condition: fair Hardcover

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Octavo. Pagination is irregular and runs as such: [6], 156, [2], 153, 156-157, 156-157, 160-249, [3], 253-392, 375-381, 381, [32], 57, [3] pages. Original full morocco with blind tooling and ruling on covers. Vertical half-title reads, 'Prideaux Introduction to History.' with the words 'Introduction to History' bracketed together. Decorative headpieces and initials. 'Of Political History in General' and 'Of the History of Successions, in States, Countries, or Families' each have a separate title-page dated 1681; pagination and register are continuous. 'A Synopsis of Councels', by John Prideaux, a translation of his 'Consiliorum Synopsis' (Wing P3421), has a separate title-page dated 1681; pagination and register are separate. This edition may also have been issued separately (Wing P3437). Includes indexes. Edited and published after Mathias Prideaux's death by John Prideaux, his father. Some rubbing and abrasion on binding. Previous owner's name on free front endpaper and at margin of title page. Moderate and sporadic browning throughout. Some worming at upper margin of last pages (not affecting text). Binding in overall fair, interior in good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 33728

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Title: Easy and Compendious Introduction For ...

Publisher: Leonard Lichfield, Oxford

Publication Date: 1682

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:fair

Edition: Sixth edition

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