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Title: THE LIFE AND ACTS OF MATTHEW PARKER First Archbishop of Canterbury in the Reign of QUEEN ELIZABETH Under Whose Primacy and Influence the Reformation of Religion Was Happily Effected; and the Church of England, Restored, and Established.
Description: London, John Wyat 1711 Portrait of Matthew Parker by Geo. Virtue + Folding table + 3 text illustrations two in woodcut and one in copperplate engraving. . Folio tan leather on 6 raised bands gilt in compartments and ruled with black title label to 2nd compartment. [hinges split & inner hinges strengthened ] All edges rouged. Frontisportrait + title in red and black + [4p=dedication] +xxvi [Preface,content, subscribers] + 448 with numbers 441-452 repeated but text continuous 449-544pp [thus recte 552pp] + [2p=titlepage to Appendix to the Life.. + {1p= Parker Pedegree] and 4-208pp [recte 204 as numbers 172-175 are omitted] [Thoughout in 4's except for last preliminary leaf =e1 and LLL used twice once in 4's then in 6's and in Appendix volume y in 2.] Usual foxing but all pages supple and no tears. There is an 18th century case/shelf-mark label with coat of arms on the pastedown.There are no underlinings, no creases, no annotations or inscriptions.

Keywords: Reformation Queen Elizabeth's archbishop biography

Price: GBP 165.00 = appr. US$ 235.62 Seller: Abbey Antiquarian Books
- Book number: V75194

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