1790 Foxe Book of Martyrs Acts & Monuments Southwell Ireland Scotland TORTURE

SOUTHWELL, Henry

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John Foxe’s “Actes and Monuments’ is the most important work on martyrdom from the 16th-century. Foxe began working on this landmark work in 1552, focusing on martyrdom and religious persecution of Lollards in England in the 1400s. In the late 18th-century Henry Southwell published a continuation of Foxe’s ‘Martyrs’, a book which contained the events of the 17th and 18th-century in England, Scotland, and Ireland.

 

Note the impressive illustrations in this London edition. Illustrations include views of the burning of Rome, Ignatius attacked by beasts, Aleibert of Prague murdered by darts, Paris Massacre, and views of torture scenes!

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1790 Foxe Book of Martyrs Acts & Monuments Southwell Ireland Scotland TORTURE

 

John Foxe’s “Actes and Monuments’ is the most important work on martyrdom from the 16th-century. Foxe began working on this landmark work in 1552, focusing on martyrdom and religious persecution of Lollards in England in the 1400s. In the late 18th-century Henry Southwell published a continuation of Foxe’s ‘Martyrs’, a book which contained the events of the 17th and 18th-century in England, Scotland, and Ireland.

 

Note the impressive illustrations in this London edition. Illustrations include views of the burning of Rome, Ignatius attacked by beasts, Aleibert of Prague murdered by darts, Paris Massacre, and views of torture scenes!

 

Item number: #13627

Price: $950

 

SOUTHWELL, Henry

 

The new book of martyrs, or, Complete Christian martyrology : containing an authentic and genuine historical account of the many dreadful persecutions against the church of Christ, in all parts of the world, by pagans, Jews, Turks, Papists, and others, from the earliest ages of the church to the present period

 

London : Printed for J. Cooke, [1790].

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • iv, [2], 5-466, [6]
    • 40 engraved plates
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~15in X 9.5in (38cm x 24cm)

 

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13627

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Religion

Authors

SOUTHWELL, Henry

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete