Lot 237 of 443:
Thomas Bayly's An End to Controversie 1654  

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An end to controversie between the Romane Catholique, and the Protestant religions...

Bayly, Thomas and Robert Vaughan





401, [7]  pp. + errata leaf. With engraved title frontispiece, the opposite leaf bears "The explication of the frontispiece." No addition printed title page is present. (8vo) 18.5x14 cm (7¼x5½"), period morocco rebacked with modern suede, spine stamped in gilt, marbled endpapers, speckled edges.. 

Scarce work by Thomas Bailey or Bayly (died c. 1657) , a seventeenth-century English religious controversialist, a Royalist Church of England clergyman who converted to Roman Catholicism.

Lot Amendments

Good amount of rubbing and some wormhole damage to leather, corners worn; scattered dampstaining (affecting frontispiece), mostly near the gutter at the first portion of the volume, a few wormholes not affecting text; very good.

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