The Religious Ceremonies and Customs of the Several Nations of the Known World: Represented in Above an Hundred Copper-PlatesDesigned by the Famous Picart. Together with Historical Explanations, and Several Curious Dissertations

London: Nicholas Prevost (and) Claude du Bosc, 1731. 1st Englsh editions. Hardcover. Folio, 7 volumes in 6. Vol. I (1731), The Ceremonies of the Jews, etc.; Vol. II (1731), The Ceremonies of the Roman Catholicks; Vol. III (1731), The Ceremonies of the Idolatrous Nations; Vol. IV (1733), Vol. V (1736), Containing the Ceremonies of the Greeks and Protestants; Vol. VI (1737) in Two Parts. Part I. Containing the Doctrine and Discipline of the Church of England, of the Presbyterians, Independents, Anabaptists, Quakers, etc. Part II (1739) Containing the Various Sects of Mahometans, with an Appendix of the Lives of Mohammed Volumes I - III printed by Nicholas Prevost. London.  Vol IV printed by William Jackson for Claude du Bosc.  Vol V and VI printed by Clause du Bosc.  Vol. 1: xx, 412, (14).  Vol. 2: viii, 345, (1), (18). Vol. 3: x, 474; Vol. 4: (4), ix, (11), 514, (14). Vol. 5: (8), 470, (24); Vol. 6: (6), 228, (6); (10), 164 (10) Bookplates of Charles Lord Maynard, 1st Viscount Maynard (c1690 - 1775), styled Charles Maynard between 1699 and 1745 and known as The Lord Maynard between 1745 and 1766.  Vol I: 37 numbered plates + 1 unnumbered. Vol II: plates numbered 34 - 63.  Vol III: plates numbered 64 -108. Vol IV: 1-24 + 34 unnumbered. Vol V: 18 numbered plates. Vol VI: 11 unnumbered plates + 26 unnumbered plates.  Leather covers are well worn at corners and spines, one or both covers detached in all but Vol V.  Edges stained red all around.  Internals quite nice, absent foxing, remarkably clean.  Worth restoring binding or rebinding.  Sold as is. . Good. Item #011770

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