1683 Certain Sermons or Homilies Appointed to be Read in Churches in the Time of Queen Elizabeth Of Famous Memory, and now thought Fit to be Reprinted by Authority from the Kings most Excellent Majesty
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Leather Binding, Scarce
ESTC reference no: R233857. With the fourth line of the imprint reading 'Exchange in Cornhil, London. 1683'. Lacking M2 and N3-4. The 'Book of Homilies' are thirty-three sermons developing the reformed doctrines of the Church of England. Homilies were first published during Edward VI's reign, before being reprinted during Elizabeth I's reign. A scarce, late seventeenth century edition of these Anglican sermons and homilies.
In a full calf binding. Externally, generally smart. Some rubbing to the joints and extremities. Minor bumping to the extremities. Minor loss to the head and tail of spine. Internally, firmly bound. The title page has been trimmed and remounted to a new leaf. A1 is extended and repaired in margins, loss to lower margin of A2. Chips to the extremities of quires B-D and 3C-3D with minor loss to the notes. E1 is strengthened in lower margin, and with a small loss to the text from minor holes. The same repair to the bottom margin of 2H1. R2 has a small loss to three words to the bottom paragraph from a hole. Final few leaves are chipped to the edges, affecting the page numbers. Chips to the extremities of quire A.
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