By James Ussher
Oxford   W. Hall; G. Hall
7.5" by 5.5" [16], 213, [13], 38pp
A collection of two of James Ussher's works on the Old Testament, in the original Latin, in a good condition for its age.
By James Ussher

1660 Chronologia Sacra Romanae Ecclesiae

Oxford   W. Hall; G. Hall
7.5" by 5.5" [16], 213, [13], 38pp
A collection of two of James Ussher's works on the Old Testament, in the original Latin, in a good condition for its age.
£1,450.00
: 0.75kgs / : 714P31

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Description

First Edition, Leather Binding

The first editions of these works.

Two volumes in one.

In Latin.

Internally, this is in a very nice condition, a rare condition to find a book of this age.

A collection of two works written by James Ussher.

'Chronologia Sacra', published in 1660, this is the first edition. ESTC citation number R203869. Collated, complete.

This work is a corrected summary and supplement to Ussher's earlier work 'Annales Veteris Testamenti', which was a chronology of the Old Testament.

'De Romanae Ecclesiae', published in 1660. ESTC citation number R203870. Collated, complete.


James Ussher was a prolific scholar, and a school leader, the Church of Ireland Archbishop of Amaragh and the Primate of All Ireland, between 1626 and 1656.

'Chronologia Sacra' is edited by Thomas Barlow.

Condition

In the original calf binding. Externally, the front board is detached but present. Small cracks to the head and tail of the rear joint. Rubbing to the boards and spine. Light bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. A few marks and some discolouration to the boards and spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are age-toned with some spotting. Closed tear to leaf A2 of 'Chronologia Sacra', no loss of text. Tidemark to the tail of leaves D1-D4 of 'Chronologia Sacra'. Internally, this is in a very nice condition, a rare condition to find a book of this age.

Good

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