The French and Protestant Companion, Or a Journey into Europe, Asia, and Africa; the rarities ... The French and Protestant Companion, Or a Journey into Europe, Asia, and Africa; the rarities ... The French and Protestant Companion, Or a Journey into Europe, Asia, and Africa; the rarities ... The French and Protestant Companion, Or a Journey into Europe, Asia, and Africa; the rarities ...

The French and Protestant Companion, Or a Journey into Europe, Asia, and Africa; the rarities thereof; the solution of the most curious, delightful and hardest questions, both in the temporal and spiritual, with the defence of the Protestant religion, and the death of popery : the whole in English and French

Malard, Michael (Text by); David Lockley (Engravings by)

Published by Printed for the author, and Mr. Marshall; and sold by G. Mortlock at the Phenix in St. Paul's Church-Yard; R. Sare near Gray's-Inn-Gate in Holbourn; D. Brown at the Black-Swan without Temple-Bar; G. Harris next door to the Bagnio in St. Jame's-street, London, 1719
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Octavo. [2], 12, [2], 611, [1], 15, [1], 5, [1]pp. Modern full morocco with original title label pasted on spine. Raised bands. All paper edges red. Engraved frontispiece portrait of king George I by David Lockley. Title within double line border. Decorative head-, tailpieces, and initials.Written by the Reverend Michael Malard, a French Protestant refugee and tutor to the daughters of the Prince of Wales (afterwards George II), this work is a curious combination of a grammar, a guide-book, and a satire against the doctrines of the Church of Rome. Splendidly illustrated throughout with five copper plates engraved by David Lockley, this book consists of familiar dialogues in French and English.Previous owner's bookplate on inside of front cover, and stamp at lower margin of page 3 (not affecting lettering). Offsetting to modern fly leaves. interior very clean as the entire book has been entirely washed before rebinding. Text in English and French. Binding in overall very good, interior in good+ to very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 40026

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Title: The French and Protestant Companion, Or a ...

Publisher: Printed for the author, and Mr. Marshall; and sold by G. Mortlock at the Phenix in St. Paul's Church-Yard; R. Sare near Gray's-Inn-Gate in Holbourn; D. Brown at the Black-Swan without Temple-Bar; G. Harris next door to the Bagnio in St. Jame's-street, London

Publication Date: 1719

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Edition: First edition.

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