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Rainolds, John (1549-1607) The Summe of the Conference betwene John Rainoldes and John Hart: Touching the Head and the Faith of the Chu

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3117B
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147
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Books & Manuscripts - 3117B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 20, 2018 12:00PM

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Rainolds, John (1549-1607) The Summe of the Conference betwene John Rainoldes and John Hart: Touching the Head and the Faith of the Church. London: [printed by John Wolfe] impensis Geor. Bishop, 1584. First edition, quarto, bound in an exceptional contemporary dark brown calfskin Oxford binding, with large blind-tooled lozenges on both boards, hand-rubricated printer's waste pastedowns and endleaves, and fragments of the original cloth ties, unsophisticated and unrepaired, slightly rubbed, some minor worming, contents good, 8 x 5 3/4 in.

Rainolds iniated the project that resulted in the translation and publication of the King James version of the English Bible. In the early 1580s, following Edmund Campion's defense of Catholic principles, Francis Walsingham sent the Jesuit John Hart to meet with Rainolds for an extended discussion of the issues between Protestantism and Catholicism. This work is an account of their exhaustive disputations on the complicated topic.

A-Z8, Aa-Zz8, Aaa8, Bbb6.
http://estc.bl.uk/S115546
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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John Wolfe, John Rainoldes, London, Oxford, British people, Catholic Church, Edmund Campion, English people, Francis Walsingham, John Hart, Walsingham, Z8

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