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    John Fox. The Book of Martyrs, or, Christian Martyrology: Containing an Authentic and Historical Relation of Many Dreadful Persecutions Against the Church of Christ... Liverpool: Printed by Nuttall, Fisher, & Dixon, 1807. Two large octavo volumes. [viii], x, 11-612; [iv], 580 pages. Engraved frontispiece and nine engraved plates in Volume I; engraved frontispiece and twelve engraved plates in Volume II. Handsome custom full green crushed morocco binding with five raised spine bands and gilt spine titles. Diamond-shaped decorative tooling to the boards with floral cornerpieces. Blind-stamped dragon centerpieces to the rear covers. Spines noticeably sunned. Light edge and corner wear. Contemporary ink gift inscription to the recto of the frontispiece in Volume I. Small corner loss to the bottom of A2 in Volume II. Minor scattered foxing and toning. Very good condition.

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    February, 2012
    8th Wednesday
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