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"New England Judged by the Spirit of the Lord" George Jr. Bishop -1703 London Ed
1703. Condition: Acceptable. Front hardcover is LOOSE, back hardcover is missing. Binding is so worn you cannot read it, but 100% of pages are present and tightly bound. Book has mold on the first 5 pages, mold starting on page 183 to the end. (A professional could remediate the mold on this book) First printed page has a pencil inscription. "Plantation Meeting". I found this in a box lot at an auction. I wanted the 20+ Charles Dickens novels... Although it has condition issues, I think the book is valuable enough to justify restoration. (I am not a book expert and would value comments from viewers) I consider the condition to be "acceptable" because mold remediation is manageable, and although original cover is toast, binding is solid and could accept a new cover without need for new stringing. (not sure these are the right "words" - Again...no expertise) About this Item (Abe Books.com): Printed and Sold by T. Sowle, London, 1703. Modern calf in handsome antique style (very worn cover), retaining original leather label. Early Pencil inscription on title page "Plantation Meeting". Foxing and tanning, but good. Random pages in the text are missing corners. Second edition of Bishop's work, but the first combined edition of the two parts issued separately in 1661 and 1667, and the first edition to contain the appendix, TRUTH AND INNOCENCY DEFENDED; AGAINST FALSEHOOD AND ENVY., by John Whiting, which has its own separate title page. Bishop's work is one of the great and reliable accounts of the Quaker persecutions in New England. While himself a resident of England, he was in r … [Click Below for Full Description]
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