1866 The Book of Martyrs by John Foxe, Revised with Notes and an Appendix by Rev. William Bramley-Moore
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Illustrated, Leather Binding, Scarce
The revised edition of this work in a half calf binding with marbled end papers. All edges gilt. Ink inscription to the first blank page, dated 1921. Foxe's Book of Martyrs is a Protestant history and martyrology by Protestant English historian John Foxe. It was first published in 1563 by John Day, and includes an account of the sufferings of Protestants under the Catholic Church, with particular emphasis on England and Scotland. This book was highly influential in Britain. This edition was revised by Rev. William Bramley-Moore. With 180 illustrations by painters such as George Housman Thomas, John Gilbert and George Du Maurier. Collated complete. Undated, dated through copies held at the Victoria and Albert Museum Libraries.
In a half calf binding. Externally smart, though a little rubbed to the joints and extremities, with faint marks to the boards. Front hinge is starting but remains firm. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean except for the odd spot to the first and last couple of pages.
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