Howel´s History of the Holy Bible 1718
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HOWEL, LAURENCE. (3). A compleat history of the Holy Bible, contain´d in the Old and New Testament: in which are inserted the occurrences that happen´d during the space of about four hundred years, from the days of the Prophet Malachi to the birth of our Blessed Saviour, and that have been omitted in all or most of the former works of this nature. The whole illustrated with notes, explaining several difficult texts, and reconciling many seeming contradictions in the translations, as well English as others, of the sacred scriptures. The Third Edition, corrected. I-III. No place (London, Eliz. Nutt) 1718.
8:o. (2), iii-xxiv, 1-349, (23), (2), 1-310, (24), (2), iii-xvi, 1-376, (24) pp. 3 engraved frontispieces (1 dampstained, some foxing), 3 titles printed in red and black (1 dampstained, some foxing), 118 engraved plates (of about 150, some minor dampstaining, some foxing).
Contemporary brown calf, worn, spotted, crackes in the joints, upper cover to. vol. II almost loose, somewhat faded spines in six compartments, damages at head, vol. III also at foot. Part of the last index page of vol. I ripped out (about 3.5x10 centimeter missing). Pp. 23-26 in vol. II partly loose. Tears on pp. v-vi and 221-222 in vol I. Front end paper loose in vol II. Partly foxed and dampstained. Some marginal annotations. Bookplate of R. Du Rietz. 3 volumes.
See text. Plates not compleat.