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BUTLER, Alban (1711--1773)
The lives of the fathers, martyrs, and other principal saints: compiled from original monuments, and other authentick records: illustrated with the remarks of judicious modern criticks and historians. Vol. I.
London: printed in the year 1756.
1 vol. [ex 4] ; 20.7 cm. (8º)
I: xx, iv, [2], 561, [3] p., [1] pl.

Volume I only of a work published anonymously in four volumes by Alban Butler, who is named in the Dublin edition of 1766 and thereafter. Volumes III and IV appeared in 1757 and 1759, the latter in two parts. ESTC t147377.

Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting vols II--IV. Inscribed in ink on title-page Ex Libris Gulielmi Mawhood. A textual correction in ink on p. 267.

Binding C18th mottled calf, gilt double-ruled spine, without spine-label or lettering.

Reference Number 4782


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