1641 EXQUISITE and RARE: FOLIO Complete set of 3 of Foxe's Book of Martyrs, illustrated with plates and maps - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1641 EXQUISITE and RARE: FOLIO Complete set of 3 of Foxe's Book of Martyrs, illustrated with plates and maps
Size:  FOLIO, 14.5" x 9 1/2". 3 Volumes! 
 Publisher: COMPANIE of STATIONERS
VERY GOOD condition
Bible is SOLD
    1641 EDITION - Last Edition Issued During John Foxe Lifetime !!!
SUPERB COPIES. COMPLETE (with remarks see below) . SUPERB ILLUSTRATIONS (116 in TOTAL & TWO FOLD OUT PLATES & ONE FULL PAGE PLATE.)

MOST ATTRACTIVE RECENT, HALF LEATHER BINDINGS. EACH SPINE LABELED 'ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY VOL I, II, III'. NEW END PAPERS. ALL EDGES MOST NEATLY COVERED WITH LEATHER CORNERS.

ORIGINAL AND COMPLETE WITH ALL THREE TITLE PAGES, PRELIMS AND ALL TEXT LEAVES PRESENT (TWO LEAVES missing- SEE BELOW.)

VOLUME ONE :
- FRONTISPIECE PORTRAIT lacking
- SUPERB ORIGINAL ENGRAVED FULL TITLE PAGE
- 31 ILLUSTRATIONS in TEXT (Mostly 1/2 Page Size.)
- PAGINATION : The Kalendar [6pp] & Ad Dominvm [3pp] & Epistle Dedicatory to QEI [3pp] & Ad Doctum Lectorem [3pp]
& To The True & Faithfull Congragation [8pp] & The Utilitie of This Story [3pp] & To All The Professed Friends [5pp]
& Four Considerations [2pp] & In Martyrologium Joan. Foxi [4pp] & A Table of Tables [12pp] & A Chronologie [76pp]
& [1033pp]. Last leaf lacking
CONDITION: MOST LEAVES VERY GOOD AND CRISP. Some tattered edges and smaller/minor damages.

VOLUME TWO :
- ENGRAVED FULL TITLE PAGE
- 26 ILLUSTRATIONS in TEXT (A Mix of 1/2 & 1/4 & 1/8 Page Size.)
- DOUBLE PAGE FOLD OUT PLATE "THE DESCRIPTION of WINDSOR CASTLE" is PRESENT. VERY GOOD CONDITION.
- PAGINATION : [788pp]
CONDITION : LEAVES VERY GOOD AND CRISP WITH OCCASIONAL LIGHT BROWN STAINING HERE AND THERE.

VOLUME THREE :
- SUPERB ORIGINAL ENGRAVED FULL TITLE PAGE
- 59 ILLUSTRATIONS in TEXT (A Mix of 1/2 & 1/4 & 1/8 Page Size.)
- LARGE OVERSIZE  PLATE "A Table Describing The Burning of Ridley & Latimer." (at p.503.)
- FULL SIZED PLATE "How Bucer's & Phagius Bones Were Put Into Two New Cofins." (at p.770/1.)
- PAGINATION : [1030pp] & A Table of All The Principall Persons [94pp] & A Continuation of The martyrs [107pp] & Signs etc [1pp]
CONDITION : PAGES VERY GOOD AND CRISP.
A SUPERB, SCARCE, MOST HANDSOME SET !!!
 
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