LOT 385
SOLD €320,00

[Reformation. Biographies] John Wycliffe. The Lives of the Principal Reformers

Both Englishman and Foreigners, comprehending the General History of the Reformation; from its beginning, in 1360, by Dr. John Wickliffe, to its establishment, in 1600, under Queen Elizabeth. With an introduction (...) by Mr. Rolt. The whole embellished with the heads of the Reformers, elegantly done in mezzotinto by Mr. Houston. London, E. Bakewell (et al.), 1759. Folio, leather, boards with border embroidery in gilt tamping, endpapers, title, XII,(4),202 pp., complete with 21 portraits in copper engraving (mezzotint); exceptionally strong imprints incl. portraits of Erasmus, Luther, Calvin and Elisabeth I. First edition.

Spine with minor dam. Bookplate of Doopsgezinde Gemeente Amsterdam, stamp on title, else a very good copy.

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