The book of martyrs
John Foxe

The book of martyrs

containing an account of the sufferings & death of the Protestants in the reign of Queen Mary the first : illustrated with copper-plates

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Published by Publish'd as the Act directs, Octr. 12th, 1776, for H. Trapp, Pater-noster Row in [London] .
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

Engraved title page.

Printed in two columns, with single rule between.

Head- and tail-pieces, initials.

Signatures: A2, A-Z2, 2A-2Z2, 3A-3Z2, 4A-4Z2, 5A-5Z2, 6A-6Z2, 7A-7Z2, 8A-8Z2, 9A-9X2.

Includes index.

WSU MASC copy inscribed on front flyleaf: "Adeline Virginia Stephen from J. T. Stephen, P Old Court, Trinity College, Cambridge, Sunday Nov. 18th 1900, being the day after the performance of the 'Agamemnon' of Aeschylus at Cambridge. "[Estin thalassa, tis de nin katasbesei; phonon domoi pneousin aimatostage]."

WSU MASC copy is: 002-103511127.

Early works to 1800.
Other Titles
Lives of the martyrs.

The Physical Object

[2], iv, 815, [5] p., [27] leaves of plates :
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