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Rogers, Thomas
The Faith, Doctrine, And Religion, Professed, And Protected In The Realme Of England, And Dominions Of The Same
Printed by Iohn Legatt, and are to be sold by William Sheffard, 1625, Hardcover (Vellum), Book Condition: Very Good, 3rd printing. The preface is signed in print by Thomas Rogers. His explication of the theology of the Church of England here is based upon his earlier work The English creede, consenting with the true auncient Catholique and Apostolique church. Legatt printed at least two different editions in 1625 for two different booksellers, Andrew Hebb "at the signe of the Bell in Paules Church-yard" and William Sheffard "at the entring in of Popes-head-Alley out of Lumbard streete," This copy was printed for Shaffard and, based on the WorldCat library holdings, is the rarer of the two. According to the English Short Title Catalog (ESTC), the copies for Sheffard were a re-issue of Hebb's (STC 21230) with a cancel title page. Size: Around 7" or slightly taller - Duodecimo (12mo). 222 pages. Item Type: Book. The text block has tanned from age, but the paper remains supple. There are no end papers or blank leaves at the front, so the outside edges of the title page are browned from contact with the folded and glued vellum. The outside page edge of the title page is tattered, but has been reinforced on the verso with some repair tape. Bound in the original vellum with cloth bands visible at the edges of the spine. The vellum is dirty from exposure and the rear hinge is cracked, separating the cover from the text block and breaking the cloth bands. The glue attaching the cover at the spine has dried and become brittle. No foxing in this copy. There is a bookplate of a previou … [Click Below for Full Description]
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