1729 1st FOLIO ed Matthew Parker Antiquitate Britannicae Canterbury Illustrated

PARKER, Matthew

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Matthew Parker was a 16th-century Archbishop of Canterbury known for his influence on various aspects of Anglicanism, including the famed 39 Articles. In 1572, he published a historical survey of the antiquities of Britain. Parker’s ‘De Antiquitate Britannicae’ was reissued in enormous folio in 1729 complete with 86 exquisite engravings. Included are 28 impressive full-page engravings depicting cathedrals, crypts, building plans, and artistic architecture. This 1729 first edition also includes Parker’s work ‘Academiae Historia Cantebrigiensis’, a historical perspective on Canterbury specifically.

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1729 1st FOLIO ed Matthew Parker Antiquitate Britannicae Canterbury Illustrated

 

Matthew Parker was a 16th-century Archbishop of Canterbury known for his influence on various aspects of Anglicanism, including the famed 39 Articles. In 1572, he published a historical survey of the antiquities of Britain. Parker’s ‘De Antiquitate Britannicae’ was reissued in enormous folio in 1729 complete with 86 exquisite engravings. Included are 28 impressive full-page engravings depicting cathedrals, crypts, building plans, and artistic architecture. This 1729 first edition also includes Parker’s work ‘Academiae Historia Cantebrigiensis’, a historical perspective on Canterbury specifically.

 

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PARKER, Matthew

 

Matthaei Parker Cantuariensis archiepiscopi de antiquitate Britannicae ecclesiae et privilegiis ecclesiae Cantuariensis cum archiepiscopis ejusdem LXX. E XXI exemplarium 1572 excusorum, sibique mutuo forte plane singulari discrepantium, collatione, integra nunc primum numerisque absoluta omnibus historia. Recensente ad scriptorum veterum, chartarum, ac archivorum Lamethae Mss, fidem accuranteque Samuele Drake S.T.P. Coll. Div. Johan. Evang. Cant. Soc. Rect. de Treeton agro Ebor. Adjectis Annotationibus, indice locupletissimo, tabulisque Praesularibus, Antistitum seriem Anglicanorum novam omnino atque dilucidam complectentibus. Accesserunt e quibusdam editions 1572 codicibus Fusior Augustini vita & Academiae historia Cantebrigiensis.

 

Londini : Typis Gulielmi Bowyer MDCCXXIX. Prostant vaenales apud Chr. Bateman area Aedis Paulinae australi, [1729]

 

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  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [20], 592, [92]; [2], xliv, [2], xlv-lxiv
    • 86 engravings
      • 5 vignettes and historiated initials
      • 53 in-text armorial engravings
      • 28 full-page engravings
    • References: Lowndes 1776-7; ESTC T 145634;
    • Language: Latin
    • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
    • Size: ~18.5in X 11.75in (47cm x 30cm)

 

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5011

Categories

European History

Religion

Authors

PARKER, Matthew

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

Latin

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete