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COMBER, Thomas. The church history Clear'd from the Roman Forgeries And Corruptions found in the councils and baronius: In four parts. From The Beginning of Christianity, to the End of the Fifth General Council. London. Printed by Samuel Roycroft, for Robert Clavell, 1695. Quarto. [16], 175, [17], 335pp, [1]. With an initial imprimatur leaf, and an imprimatur leaf preceding title-page of third and fourth parts. Recent black cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent endpapers, presentation bookplate to FEP; 'This Volume forms part of the Tottenham Library, which was purchased by general subscription, as a testimonial to the memory of the late Revd. Edward Tottenham, B.D., ... More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 16053
BURNET, Gilbert. The abridgment of the history of the reformation of the Church of England. London. Printed by J. D[arby] for Richard Chiswell, 1683. Second edition. 8vo. [32], 319, [1], 384pp, [8]. With an additional engraved title page, a further four engraved plates, and four final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary calf. Extremities worn, joints split, some staining, later paper label to foot of spine. Later armorial bookplate of Gerald Chippindale Rivington to FEP, occasional light spotting. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 26244
[DE BRITAINE, William]. Humane Prudence, or the art By which a Man may Raise Himself and Fortune to Grandeur. London. Printed by J. Rawlins, for R. Sare, 1693. Sixth edition, corrected and enlarged. 12mo. [12], 284pp. Without the two terminal advertisement leaves. Later half-calf, marbled boards, recently rebacked with earlier contrasting red morocco lettering-piece laid down. Ink inscription to FEP reading 'George Hanaway Jolliffe 6th November, 1906', title-page remounted at gutter (somewhat naively), small hole to same with loss to text of imprint. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 12770
BURNET, Gilbert. A discourse of the pastoral care. London. Printed by R. R. for Ric. Chiswell, 1692. 8vo. [16], xxxiv, 252pp, [2]. With half-title and a terminal advertisement leaf. Later half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Some marginal loss to title-page, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 16275
ATKYNS, Sir Robert. An enquiry into the power of dispensing with penal statutes. Together with some Animadversions upon A Book writ by Sir Edw. Herbert, Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, entituled, A Short Account of the Authorities in Law, upon which judgment was given in Sir Edward Hales's Case. London. Printed for Timothy Goodwin, 1689. First edition. Folio. [2], 58pp, [2]. Without initial advertisement leaf or terminal blank leaf. Stitched in recent tan paper wraps. Minor wear to extremities. Sporadic light foxing and dust-soiling, occasional chipping to margins, marginal loss to final leaf, very small hole to text of final leaf - touching two characters on p.57 and one on p.58 with no loss of sense. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 11242