1766 A New Evangelical History of the Holy Bible, Contained in the Old and New Testament Digested in a Plain, Regular, and Early Narrative. Of Great Use For Rightly Apprehending the Scope, End, and Design of the Holy Scripture, and the Connexion Between the Old Testament and the New. Containing an Account of the Life and Travels of Our Blessed Saviour and His Apostles. With a Summary of the Matter, Doctrine, Scope, and Divine Authority of all the Epistles. And the Explanation of Several Chief Heads in that Mysterious Book of St. John's Revelation. The Whole Being an Useful Guide to Such, as Desire to Read the New Testament to Their Spiritual Comfort and Advantage
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The first edition of this work.
A very scarce work.
ESTC citation number T123119.
Illustrated with one frontispiece, two folding plates, and twenty-one plates.
An Evangelical study into the Holy Bible, discussing the vast history of the Old and New Testaments. Discussing each book in the Bible in great educational and academic detail.
This work was intended to be used be families and the young and unlearned, written in a plain concise manner, and practising brevity.
Written by John Canne. The British Library state the author as 'John Canne the Younger'. It is unclear whether this is the author's true name, or if it is a pseudonym used to work off the popularity of the Independent minister and printer John Canne, who is believed to have died in 1667.
Prior owner's ink inscription to the head of the title page.
Rebound in a half cloth binding with marbled paper to the boards and leather to the extremities. Externally, generally smart. Light rubbing to the boards. Folding plate facing page 22 with repairs to the reverse, with small repaired closed tears to the fore edge. Leather to the extremities is worn. A small amount of bumping to the extremities. Hinges are starting a little but remain firm. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are age-toned with some spotting, and the occasional light tidemark and handling mark. H7 with a tape repair to the margin. B4 with a tape repair to the tail.
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