Lot 67 of 429:
John Calvin's Institutio Christianae Religionis, 1592  

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Title:
Institutio Christianae Religionis
Author:
Calvin, John
Place:
Geneva
Publisher:
Apud Iohannem le Preux
Date:
1592
Description:

[108], 312 pp. Woodcut printer's device on title page. (Folio) full vellum with morocco spine label lettered in gilt, yapped fore-edges. 

Institutes of the Christian Religion is John Calvin's seminal work of systematic theology. Regarded as one of the most influential works of Protestant theology,[1] it was published in Latin in 1536. The book was written as an introductory textbook on the Protestant creed for those with some previous knowledge of theology and covered a broad range of theological topics from the doctrines of church and sacraments to justification by faith alone and Christian liberty.
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Condition:
Light chipping to spine label, soiling to vellum; stains and soil to endpapers, a bit of toning to text, occasional stains, ownership marks inked on front free endpaper; very good.
 
Item number:
304195
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