The Lives Of The Fathers, Martyrs and other Principle Saints. Illuminated Edition.

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The Lives Of The Fathers, Martyrs and other Principle Saints. Illuminated Edition.

[2 Vols.]

Description: tissue-guarded frontispiees and further colour-printed plates, pp. xl, 888; v, 865, royal 8vo, original blue cloth with blind-stamped border to both boards and cross stamped in gilt to upper boards, backstrips lettered in gilt and a little pushed at ends, wear to tail of lower board on second volume, endpapers browned, good

Publication Details: J.S. Virtue, n.d.

Notes: The set of Lord Berners, with his younger ownership inscription - as Gerald Tyrwhitt - to the flyleaf of the first volume. The Preface of this volume is heavily marked by him in pencil, with frequent comment exhibiting an inquisitive and occasionally - not unexpectedly - wry engagement with the text ('Giving up Communion as one might give up smoking', etc.); the Lives themselves draw occasional markings but no further comment - those of particular interest to Berners have been marked by him on the Contents pages, and he has not cut the pages elsewhere....more

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Price: £90

Subject: Theology

Published Date: n.d.

Stock Number: 62993

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