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~Full calf, gilt ruling to spine, gilt frame to boards, the binding probably eighteenth century, mildly stained and rubbeld. Engraved pictorial title page. Last leaf blank as per ESTC collation. A little minor pencil annotation in margins of some early pages. Front hinge rubbed and starting to split from ends but still well attached. Very thin strip cut from top title page to remove signature. Early inscription to top of p.(3). Another engraved title page dated 1611 for fifth book. The first 4 books were first published in 1594, and the fifth in 1597, and Hooker died in 1600. This edition was the first in which the first 5 books were printed together. The remaining 3 books (possibly not by Hooker) were published 1648-62. Size: (52), 453, (3) pp. Codice inventario libreria
Titolo: Of the Lawes of Ecclesiastical Politie, ...
Casa editrice: Will Stansby
Data di pubblicazione: 1611
Condizione libro: Good+
Edizione: 1st edn thus.
Descrizione libro Printed By Richard Bishop, And Are To Be Sold By George Lathum London, 39?]. , 453, , 453-583, pp. Folio (28 x 18cm). The preface to the reader is by J[ohn] S[penser]. There is a general ornamental title page which carries no date. The following subsidiary title pages (also ornamental) occur in the text: the Fifth Booke (dated 1616); Certain Divine Tractates (1639); Answere [.] to a Supplication (1635); A Learned Discourse (1636); Five Learned Sermons (1636); Two Sermons upon Part of S. Iudes Epistle (1636). Full contemporary calf with raised bands and title label lettered gilt. Binding scuffed with joints cracking but not detached. Twentieth-century ownership stamp to inner board. No free endpapers. Minor flaws in text block such as untidy pencil marks, few tiny burn marks and few short tears, some repaired. Nice enough to profit greatly from rebinding. Codice libro della libreria C7526
Descrizione libro William Stansbye. Condizione libro: Used - Very Good. . Hardcover. London: printed by William Stansbye - and are to be sold by George Lathum.  207, , 181-453, , 453-583,  pp. Small 4to (approx. 180 mm by 280 mm). This work includes the first 5 books (not 8 books) of the Ecclesiastical Polity, and also includes five short works, each with its own title page. Book 5 of the Polity also has a separate engraved title page. Bound in contemporrary calf, worn and age-darkened, with some scratches on covers. re-backed, preserving some of the original spine. Hinges restored with cloth tape. Internally quite good, excepting some brittle page edges (first and last few leaves). A previous owner has copies some long passages of bibliographic infromation in longhand on the free endpapers. There is an extra engraved portrait of Hooker (about 80 mmm by 120 mm) pasted in facing the engraved title; the title itself has an extra backing added for reinforcement. Overall, a sound and attractive copy. Short Title Catalogue #13718 (but also see #13717). Very Good. Codice libro della libreria S23772