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The Works of That Learned and Judicious Divine Mr. Richard Hooker, Containing Eight books of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity, and Several Other Treatises; With an Index to the Whole, to which is prefixed; The Life of the Author by Isaac Walton. A New Edition. In Three Volumes.
Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1807 New Edition - 3 vols. Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. In full calf leather binding with gilt lettering, raised banding, and blind embossed decoration to spines, blind embossed decorative paneling and edging to boards. MArbled page edges, plain endpapers. In very good condition. Corners bumped, some minor rubbing to edges and corners. Some minor marks to boards; scratch to rear vol.1 and some minor marks vol.3. Neat inscription to front endpaper ?Thos. A. Rickards Oxon, 1814.? A couple of minor spots else inside pages all very clean, bright and tight throughout. 509 + 501 + 597pp (+ index & cat.) Vignettes to title pages. One of the first major works on Theology written in English, Hooker?s ?Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity? was a refutation of Puritanism and exerted a lasting influence on the development of the Anglican Church.
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