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NESS, Christopher (1621--1705)
A compleat and compendious church-history: shewing, how it hath been from the beginning of the world, to this present day. Being an historical-narrative, how the power and providence of God, according to his promise, hath hitherto confounded all the damnable plots of the Devil· To which is annexed a Scripture-prophecy: fore-shewing, how it shall be hence to the end of the world. The whole containing the quintessence of sacred, civil, and ecclesiastick-writers; and serving as a short comment upon all the books in the Bible, both historical and prophetical. Published for publick good, by Christopher Ness, minister of the Gospel, in Fleet-street.
London: printed by T.H. and are to be sold by Jacob Sampson: And by Jonathan Wilkins, 1680.
[16], 512, [2] p., frontis. port. ; 14.6 cm. (8º)

T.H. = Thomas Hodgkin, printer's name from Wing. With final advertisement leaf. Wing N446; ESTC r37720.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on rear free-endpaper in a C18th hand Mrs Hanna Hackley / Remmbr Man that Dyede / Mrs Hanna Hackley is / a Cook Queen. -.

Binding Late C17th/early C18th sheep, blind double-ruled borders and additional line parallel to spine, blind double-ruled spine, paper spine-label, ink-lettered 'Church History', marbled edges.

Reference Number 4778


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