Lot 1343: 2V Jodocus Crull THE ANTIQUITIES OF ST PETER'S OR THE ABBEY CHURCH OF WESTMINSTER 1722 Antique English Theology & Church History Christianity Engraved Fold-Out Plates Leather Bindings
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: The Antiquities of St. Peter's, or, the Abbey-Church of Westminster: Containing All the Inscriptions and Epitaphs upon the Tombs and Grave-Stones; with the Lives, Marriages, and Issue of the Most Eminent Personages therein Reposited; and Their Coats of Arms Truly Emblazoned.
Author: Jodocus Crull - Jodocus Crull, M.D., FRS was a late 17th-century and early 18th-century "miscellaneous writer" on historical subjects, with political and sociological insights. Though his life remains somewhat of a mystery, his works are still consulted by academic and popular history writers today. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)
Publisher: Printed for E. Bell and eleven others
Binding Style: Hardcover
Width: 5.25" Height: 8"
Condition / Notes: This antique set is bound in full leather with blindstamped ornamentation to the covers and stamped gilt lettering to the spine. Each volume has four raised bands. There is light to moderate external wear. The bindings are sound. The armorial bookplate of Edmondus Newdigate is affixed to the front pastedowns. The pages show mild to moderate age toning and scattered spotting/foxing. The work is profusely illustrated with a fold-out frontispiece engraving and numerous engraved plates. The work contains an index and an appendix.
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