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Antiquitates christianae: or, The history of the life and death of the holy Jesus: as also the lives, acts and martyrdoms of his Apostles. In two parts. The first part, containing the life of Christ, written by Jer. Taylor, late Lord Bishop of Down and Connor. The second, containing the lives of the Apostles, with an enumeration, and some brief remarks upon their first successors in the five great apostological churches, by William Cave, D.D. Chaplain in Ordinary to His Majesty. By whom also is added an apparatus, or discourse introductory to the whole work, concerning the three great dispensations of the Church, patriarchal, mosaical and evangelical.

By: Taylor, Jeremy, 1613-1667.
Contributor(s): Cave, William, 1637-1713 | Faithorne, William, 1616-1691 | Lombart, Pierre, 1612-1682 | Norton, Roger, -1701? [printer] | Meredith, Luke, -1700 [bookseller].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : printed by R. N. for Luke Meredith, at the sign of the Star in St. Paul's Church-Yard, MDCXCIV. [1694]Edition: The eighth edition.Description: [8], LI, [13], XXVIII, vi, [2], 432, [20], xiv, 162, 169-188 p., [20] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; (fol.).Other title: Great exemplar of sanctity and holy life according to the Christian institution | History of the life and death of the holy Jesus | Antiquitates apostolicae: or, The lives, acts and martyrdoms of the holy apostles of our Saviour | Taylor's Life of Christ [Spine title:].Subject(s): Jesus Christ -- Biography -- Early works to 1800 | Bible. New Testament -- Biography -- Early works to 1800 | Apostles -- Biography -- Early works to 1800 | Fathers of the church -- Early works to 1800 | Illustrated books -- England -- 17th century -- SpecimensGenre/Form: Leather bindings (Binding) -- 17th Century
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Not For Loan Hewitson Library, Presbyterian Research Centre
Rare Books Room Ec 1694 T (Browse shelf) Not for loan 66-134

Title page in red and black.

Printer's name (Roger Norton) from Wing CD.

Frontis. and additional engraved title page (plates) signed by William Faithorne.

Portrait of Jeremy Taylor (A1v) signed: P. Lombart sculpsit.

"The great exemplar of sanctity and holy life according to the Christian institution;" has separate title page, with imprint "printed for Luke Meredith ... MDCXCIII. [1693]", pagination and register.

"The history of the life and death of the holy Jesus:" has separate title page, with imprint "printed for Luke Meredith ... MDCXCIII. [1693]", and pagination; register is continuous from "The great exemplar."

The second part of "The history of the life and death of the holy Jesus:" has separate title page, with imprint "printed for Luke Meredith ... MDCXCIII. [1693]", on leaf R2r; pagination and register are continuous from "The great exemplar."

The third part of "The history of the life and death of the holy Jesus:" has separate title page, with imprint "printed by J.L. for Luke Meredith. 1693.", on leaf 2E4r; pagination and register are continuous from "The great exemplar."

Includes index.

"Antiquitates apostolicæ: or, The lives, acts and martyrdoms of the holy apostles of our Saviour." has separate dated title page, with imprint "printed by J.H. for L. Meredith", pagination and register. Text and regiser continuous despite pagination.

Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), T288A

ESTC, R34641

Hewitson Library copy bound in brown leather with spine title badge with lettering in gold: Taylor's Life of Christ

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