THE HISTORY OF THE ARIANS [Aryans], and of the Council of Nice, Made good by Citations from Original Authors: with a Chronological Table, Containing an Abridgment of the Principal Things in the History, plac'd according to the Order of Time;...
London: Printed by Geo. James; and sold by G. Strahan in Cornhill; W. Taylor; W. and J. Innys; R. King; R. Gosling; T. Meighan; L. Stokoe, 1721. First edition in English. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good condition. Item #005678
Two volume set; complete. Bound in the original panelled calf, with moderate rubbing and aging to spines, with loss to extremities. Hinges have been repaired with aesthetically appropriate and archival materials (Japanese tissue) tinted to match leather. New spine labels. Vol. I: [ii] title, [viii] preface, [ii] advertisement, [xii] Table of Citations, [xviii] Contents, [vi] List of Subscribers, 356 pages of text. Vol. II: [ii] title page, 357-708 pages of text, followed by [l (50 pages)] of index. Moderate rubbing and aging to binding, but remaining attractive and intact. Title continues "...and with Notes clearing the Difficulties of Fact and Chronology. Written in French By Mr. Sebastian Lenain de Tillemont, And translated into English by Thomas Deacon." Lowndes refers to both an octavo and quarto edition. Ecclesiastical Memoirs of the First Six Centuries. The Chronology starts at 312 A.D. and extends 413 A.D. Text is extremely clean and attractive. Louis-Sebastien le Nain de Tillemont (1637-1698). First edition published in the English language.