Lot 152 of 515:
An exchange of letters on an apostate, 1705  

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Several letters which passed between Dr. George Hickes, and a Popish Priest...
Hickes, George, George Bull, Charles Leslie, and R Nelson
Richard Sare

[48], 336, [80] pp. (8vo) 19x11.5 cm (7½x4½"), mottled calf stamped with flowers in blind and polished calf ornamental frame, raised bands, lettered in blind.

George Hickes was an English divine and scholar notable for his pioneering work in linguistics and on the Anglo-Saxon language.

The  title continues: ... upon occasion of a young gentlewoman's departing from the Church of England to that of Rome. To which is added, I. The answer of Dr. Bull ... II. Mr. Lesley's answer to the same query. III. A letter written to an English priest at Rome. With an appendix containing several remarkable papers.

Lot Amendments
Moderate wear, joints starting, rubbing and edgewear; hinges pulling, pages toning, occasional foxing; very good.
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