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Dod, John (1549-1645) A Plaine and Familiar Exposition of the Ten Commandments.

 
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3012T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Dod, John (1549-1645) A Plaine and Familiar Exposition of the Ten Commandments. London: Thomas Haveland for Thomas Man, 1610. Quarto, title page repaired, original sheepskin boards, rebacked, marginal paper repairs to title 7 1/2 x 5 in.
This title was immensely popular with 17th century Puritans, including those who sailed on the Mayflower for Massachusetts, going through approximately twenty-four editions. Even so, copies are very rare on the market. The last sales listing for the 1610 edition was in a 1939 Maggs catalogue.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

A-Z8, Aa-Bb8 (Bb8 final blank).


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Keywords

Thomas Haveland, Thomas Man, Christianity, Congregationalism, Dod, England, English Reformation, Mayflower, Plymouth Colony, Plymouth, Massachusetts, Puritans, Religion in the United Kingdom, London