John Calvin - A Harmonie Upon the Three Evangelists - 1584

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John Calvin - A Harmonie Upon the Three Evangelists - 1584
Religion - Quantity: 1 - Book

A harmonie vpon the three Euangelists, Matthew, Mark and Luke, with the commentarie of M. Iohn Caluine: faithfullie translated out of Latine into English, by E.P. Whereunto is also added a commentarie vpon the Euangelist S. Iohn, by the same authour.

London: George Bishop 1584

Here is an incredibly rare first edition in English of Calvin's, 'Harmonie Upon the Three Evangelists'. 2 parts in 1, title within typographic border, woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces. This book is seldom found available for sale, especially in this good of condition. A very rare 16th century English work.


Collation: (48], 806, [2]; [8], 464, [24] p- with E4 but lacking blank (as issued), majority of part 2 A1 torn away with significant loss to text - Otherwise complete.


Rebound in modern cloth. Contents: some marginal damp-staining, browning or soiling. There is worming to the outer margins / gutter for the first half of the book - this does not effect the text. A few leaves torn to margins, as mentioned above - most of part 2 A1 is torn/lacking. Title page frayed to margins and with strengthening to lower margin. In extremely good condition for the age. Please see images for further description.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Religion
Author/ Illustrator
John Calvin
Book Title
A Harmonie Upon the Three Evangelists
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1584
Edition
1st Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Number of pages
1270
Dimensions
20×13 cm
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