The Ecclesiastical History Containing the Acts and Monuments of Martyrs

Foxe, John [Fox]

Published by for Company of Stationers, London; 1684 & 1641
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Folio. "Foxe's Magnificent Books of Martyrs" Two Volumes: The Second Volume of the Ecclesiastical History: Containing the Acts and Monuments of Martyrs: with a general discourse of the later persecutions, horrible troubles and tumults, stirred up by Romish prelates in the Church with divers other things incident to this realm of England and Scotland. London, for Company of Stationers, 1684. 551pp. (with ninth book beginning new pagination.)38 textual illustrations, one full page illustration. p. 53-55 and p. 79 chipped edges affecting only a few side-notes . p. 179 bottom corner with old repair touching image p. 243 short closed tear to upper edge p. 379 mis-numbered 387 p. 435 mis-numbered 453 The Ninth Book, containing the Acts and Things Done in the Reign of King Edward the Sixth. 131pp., half page illustration, p. 26 mis-numbered 120, p. 131 with wear and tears to outer margins with no textual loss, some damp staining. Bound in full contemporary calf, handsomely rebacked to style red leather label gilt, compartments decoratively stamped in blind, renewed endpapers. The Third Volume of the Ecclesiasticall Historie:?.Recognized and enlarged by the author, John Foxe. Company of Stationers, London, 1641. 1030pp., double column, black letter and regular type, 71 textual illustrations, 2 full page illustrations (1 inserted between pages 502 & 503 and 1 inserted between pages 770 & 771) Title page with piece torn away from upper corner p. 46 mis-numbered 49 p. 49 mis-numbered 47 pg. 59 -66 mis-numbered p. 73 closed tear to lower margin p. 223 closed tear to lower margin p. 367 mis-numbered 370-372 p. 545 mis-numbered 55p. 621 closed tear to bottom margin extending into last paragraph pgs. 623-627 closed tear to bottom margins not affecting text p. 699 closed tear to bottom margin p. 893 about half a page torn away A Continuation of the Histories of Forreine Martyrs: From the happy reign of the most renowned Queen Elizabeth to these times?.Printed by Ric. Hearn for the Company of Stationers, 1641. Engraved title page with upper corner torn away with little loss of illustration, A4-[B3] printer's mark, 1-108pp. with pages 107 and 108 mis-numbered 105 & 106 and with page 107 repaired lacking half a page and page 108 repaired. Bound in bound in early marbled paper covered boards beautifully rebacked in brown leather, red leather spine label gilt, compartments decoratively stamped in gilt, endpapers renewed, wear to corners. Bookseller Inventory # 014799

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