Lot 244 of 515:
Ceremonies and Religious Customs of the Jews and the Roman Catholicks 1733  

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The Ceremonies and Religious Customs of the Various Nations of the Known World: Together With Historical Annotations, And Several Curious Discourses Equally Instructive And Entertaining, Volume 1.
Picart, Bernard
Printed by William Jackson, for Claude Du Bosc

Volume 1 (of 7). [10], viii, 450, [12] pp. Numerous engraved plates including one large fold-out, head and tail pieces, decorative initials, etc. Title page printed in black and red with printer's device. (Folio) 42x25.5 cm (16½x10"), period calf, spine with gilt-decorated compartments, morocco spine labels lettered in gilt.

Volume 1: The Ceremonies and Religious Customs of the Jews and the Roman Catholicks. "Written originally in French, and illustrated with a large number of folio copper plates, all beautifully designed by Bernard Picart and curiously engraved by most of the best hands in Europe..."

Lot Amendments
Some wear and good amount of rubbing to boards; top board detached but present along with first blank leaf, bottom board nearly detached but just holding; interior sound with varying degrees of toning and a bit of scattered foxing; good.
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