The Book of Martyrs. Containing an Authentic Account of the Lives, Persecutions and Sufferings of the Holy Martyrs. And forming a Complete History of Martyrdom from the Commencement of Christianity to the Present Time. Revised, Corrected, and Improved by the Rev. John Malham. Embellished with a series of superior Engravings from Original Designs. Rev. John FOX, Rev. John MALHAM.

The Book of Martyrs. Containing an Authentic Account of the Lives, Persecutions and Sufferings of the Holy Martyrs. And forming a Complete History of Martyrdom from the Commencement of Christianity to the Present Time. Revised, Corrected, and Improved by the Rev. John Malham. Embellished with a series of superior Engravings from Original Designs.

London: Thomas Kelly, 1822. Folio; pp. (viii), ix-cviii, 692, (iv). Contemporary full calf with rubbed gilt rule to marked boards, corners nicely restored; respined to style with gilt raised bands, black title label, blind tooling to compartment. Marbled end papers; with 2 crimson and gilt leather owners labels to paste down, one of J. and M. Trask 1827, and the other R. and A. Allan 1987. Complete with Engraved Frontispiece, engraved title, portrait, 1 full-page plate and 60 illustrations on 30 leaves. Edges to first few leaves frayed, occasional closed tears, a few light stains/watermarks. Generally a very good and sound copy. Item #25644

Price: £250.00

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