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The historie of the holy warre; by Thomas Fuller, B.D. prebendarie of Sarum, late of Sidney Colledge in Cambridge; [bound with] The Holy State [and the Profane State]
Cambridge printed by Roger Daniel, and are to be sold by John Williams at the signe of the Crown in Pauls Church-yard 1647 / 1648 Small Folio: [16], 286, [28, chronological table and index]pp, with additional engraved title page depicting the crusades and folding map of Palestine; [8],189 [124 mis-numbered 104], 200-394,435-510 (pagination is irregular, per ESTC Citation No. R6571, but text is continuous), with additional engraved title-page and 20 engraved portraits. The Profane State has separate title page, dated 1642. Contemporary full calf boards paneled in gilt, spine rebacked in period style with red morocco lettering piece gilt, marbled edges and end papers. A Fine copy, tightly bound, pages fresh and bright, with excellent impressions of the plates; minor marginal staining to first few leaves, repairs to explanatory leaf opposite first frontispiece. Pforzheimer 390 and 92 (for first editions). Lowndes 847 (citing this edition of The Holy State as "best"). Wither to Prior 386 and 387. Wing F2438 and F2444. Allibone, p. 643. Fine
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