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HOWEL, Laurence (1664?--1720)
The orthodox communicant, by way of meditation on the order for the administration of the Lord's-supper, or Holy Communion; according to the liturgy of the Church of England.
London: engraven and sold by J. Sturt, 1721.
[2], IX, [1], 82, [4] engr. pl. ; 16.8 cm. (8º)

Anonymous. By Laurence Howel. Text first published in 1712. Engraved throughout. 88 copper engravings by John Sturt. Each leaf comprises an engraved border enclosing engraved text; the text and the borders were separately imposed. The leaves in the Soane copy are mostly pasted together back-to-back to form pages printed on both sides. Copies may not always have the same border surrounding a particular page of text; this copy has single cherubs blowing horns at each side of the border of p. IX. The two final leaves contain a list of subscribers. ESTC t119687.

Copy Notes In the Soane copy the initial leaf of dedication is misbound between pages IV and V; pp. 13--14 are misbound with p. 14 facing p. 12; and the list of subscribers at the end is misbound.

Binding C18th black morocco, boards with Harleian-style gilt-tooled borders and centrepieces, gilt-tooled spine, without spine label or lettering.

Reference Number 4705


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