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BLACKWALL, A. ( 1674-1730 ) - The Sacred Classics Defended and Illustrated, Or, an Essay Humbly Offer'd Towards Proving the Purity, Propriety, and True Eloquuence of the Writers of the New Testament

. (1725). In two parts. "In the first of which those divine writers are vindicated against the charge of barbarous language, false Greek, and Solecisms; in the second is shewn that all the Excellencies of Style, and sublime beauties of Language and genuine Eloquence do abound.." London, 1725, "Printed by J.Pettenham for C.Rivington, at the Bible and Crown.. and W.Cantrell"; compact qto (9 x 7 in); [8] 372 pp plus 16pp index; t.p. partially titled in red; with wood-engraved initials and head- and tail-pieces; pages sl rippled, faint waterstains to prelims and upper corner of later texts; no foxing. previous owner's signature in ink on first blank page which is somewhat frayed, skilfully rebound in period marbled paper covered boards, brown spine with beige title label in gilt framing. [ WB ].
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 51 US$ 62.47 | JPą 6721] Book number F2924

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