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Catalogue of Antiquarian Books (before 1700)

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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber V72001

Author Weemes,John (also spelt Weemse 1579?-1636)
Title THE WORKES OF M. IOHN WEEMES of Lathocker in Scotland. The third Volumne. Containing an EXPOSITION OF THE LAWES OF MOSES, viz. Ceremoniall and Judiciall ..Together with Exercitations Divine. Proving the Necessitie, Majestie, integritie, perspicuitie, and sence of the Scriptures.
PlacePub London
Publisher Printed by M. Dawson for John Bellamie
Date 1636
Illustrations Full-page illustrations (3) + 2 large text illustrations.
Description Quarto contemporary calf, blind-ruled with gilt edge-ruling, bound on 4 cords (lacks spine leather, wear to tips). Armorial bookplate of Norris on pastedown with shelf-mark Arch.D.X.4 Titlepage +[2]pp Contents +2nd Titlepage "AN EXPOSITION OF THE CEREMONIALL LAWES .." dated 1636 +[26]pp +261pp +[1]p Additions, [2]pp blank +Titlepage AN EXPOSITION OF THE JUDICIALL LAWES OF MOSES .." dated 1636 +[26]pp (2 leaves are misbound out of order but complete) +223pp +[1]p Addition. Pagination jump between 216-219 & 240-243pp both without loss and collation continuous while pages 255/6 are numbered twice, again text continuous - the blank between Ceremonial Lawes & Judicial Lawes is present. Some pages in 2nd part are also misnumbered but all is correct as issued. *Each volume of Weemes's Works is given a separate STC number as K.F.Pantzer notes at the beginning of the Weemes entry that they are bound in different combinations - thus this is STC 25208.5 According to Pollard & Redgrave about half the copies do not have the Exercitations Divine bound with the first two works, as also in this case.
Booknumber V72001
Price Price: GBP 195.00 or USD 273.00
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