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8vo. [iv], 167, , [1 blank] pp. Original mottled calf, later papered spine, ink holograph spine title; spine ends missing pieces, front cover detached, rear joint cracked, corners showing. Free front end-paper ink signature of Abijah Northey, title-page ink signature of Hallis, ink initials "EK" verso rear free end-paper. Essex Institute bookplate, "Presented by Estate of Abijah Northey." As is. FIRST EDITION of this text outlining Church of England tenets and related English legislature. PROVENANCE: Abijah Northey (1741-1816) was a successful American silversmith born in Salem, MA. He was apparently the owner of at least one trading brig, the Augusta, whose log book, recorded by his son, Abijah Northey, Jr. (1774-1853), is held by the Peabody Essex Museum. See: WorldCat identities, Abijah Northey. Historical Collections of the Essex Institute, 1864, p.107. First Edition.
Title: The Thirty Nine Articles, and the Constitutions and Canons, of the Church of England; Together with Several Acts of Parliament and Proclamations Concerning Ecclesiastical Matters, That Were Not in the Former Editions, Some Whereof Are to Be Read in Churches. To Which Are Added Several Injunctions of His Majesty to the Clergy of this Kingdom, and the Directions of the Arch-Bishop of Canterbury to the Clergy of His Province.
Publisher: London:, John Baskett, 1724.: 1724
lbs: 3.00 lbs
Seller ID: LV1895