The new and complete book of martyrs; or, An universal history of mart ...
John Foxe

The new and complete book of martyrs; or, An universal history of martyrdom

being Fox's Book of marytrs, revised and corrected, with additions and great improvements. : Containing an authentic account of the lives, persecutions and sufferings of the holy martyrs; and the many dreadful persecutions against the Church of Christ in all parts of the world, by pagans, Jews, Turks, papists, and others, from earliest ages of the church to the present period. ... The whole forming at once a general Christian martyrology, and a complete history of persecutions.

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Published by Printed and sold by William Durell, at his book-store and printing-office, no. 208, Pearl-Street, near the fly-market. in New-York .
Written in English.

About the Book

"Acts and monuments of matters most special and memorable, happening in the church with an universal history of the same. Wherein is set forth at large, the whole race and course of the church, from the primitive age to these later times of ours, with the bloody times, horrible troubled, and great persecutions against the true martyrs of Christ ... Whereunto are annexed certain additions of like persecutions which have happened in these later times. To which also is added the life of the author both in Latine and English." (Taken from the MARC record.)

Edition Notes

Issued in forty parts, beginning in 1794.

Signatures: v. 1, [A]þ́ B-5Uþ́ 5Wþ́ 5X-6Aþ́ 6B℗ø (6B2 verso blank); v. 2, A-4Pþ́.

Vol. 1: iv, [1], 6-939, [1] p., [17] leaves of plates (frontispiece folded); v. 2: 669, [3] p., [19] leaves of plates.

Errors in paging: v. 1, p. 175, 847 misnumbered 875, 829; v. 2, p. 85, 189 misnumbered 87, 186.

Printed in two columns.

Plates engraved by John Scoles, N. Pigalle, Benjamin Tanner, and Elkanah Tisdale.

Subscribers' list, v. 2, p. [670-672]

Evans 26991.

Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 26991)

Early American imprints -- no. 26991.
Other Titles
Book of martyrs.

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2 v.

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