Lot 1090: Benjamin Keach TROPOSCHEMALOGIA TROPES AND FIGURES 1682 Antique Theology Old & New Testament Allegories
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: Troposchemalogia: Tropes and Figures; or, a Treatise of the Metaphors, Allegories, and Express Similitudes, &c. Contained in the Bible of the Old and New Testament. To Which is Prefixed, Divers Arguments to Prove the Divine Authority of the Holy Scriptures, Wherein also 'tis Largely Evinced, that by the "Great Whore," [Mystery Babylon] is Meant the Papal Hierarchy, or Present State and Church of Rome.
Author: Benjamin Keach - Benjamin Keach was a Particular Baptist preacher in London whose name was given to Keach's Catechism.
Publisher: Printed by John Darby
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 440 pages
Width: 8.25" Height: 12.75"
Book Details: Thomas De Laune and Benjamin Keach both contributed to this four part work on the metaphorical symbol of the Bible.
Condition / Notes: This is the second part of Keach and De Laune's works, entitled "Philologia Sacra, the Second Part. Wherein the Schemes, or Figures in Scripture, are Reduced Under their Proper Heads, with a Brief Explication of Each. Together with a Treatise of Types, Parables, &c. with an Improvement of them Parallel-Wise."
This antique volume has been re-backed. The volume is bound in full leather, with five raised bands. The volume displays significant external wear, with rubbing and scuffing to the covers. The hinges are cracked. An armorial bookplate reading "Bibliotheque Schorsch" and two previous owners' signatures are present to the toned endpapers. The title page of this volume is printed in red and black, with a small signature present in the upper corner. The interior of this volume displays occasional spotting and offsetting, but is otherwise clean and bright, with text sometimes appearing in double columns. An alphabetical table is present at the rear.
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