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Lot 1376
Lot of twenty-five books on religious subjects, to include: "The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments," Oxford: Belknap Press of Harvard Press, 1837, Stereotype edition, full Morocco, all edges gilt, extensive gilt decoration on spine and boards, leather bookplates on front and back boards, notarized statement, dated September 15, 1936, authenticating family names handwritten on front and back endpapers, laid in, silk ribbon bookmark with beaded crosses at end laid in; A Kempis, Thomas, "Imitation of Christ," Philadelphia, 1783, translated by John Payne, First American edition, full calf, 3 parts in one volume; Hillyer, Robert, "The Coming Forth By Day: An Anthology of Egyptian Hymns," Boston: B.J. Brimmer Co, 1923, illustrated by black and white frontis, first edition, decorated (Egyptian design) paper over black cloth boards, signed and inscribed by the author, "To my very good friend Miss Katherine Lee Bates, Robert Hillyer"; Secker, Thomas, Late Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, "Five Sermons Against Popery," Columbus, Ohio: Isaac N. Whiting , 1835, second edition, original half morocco with paper-covered boards. Provenance: From a Massachusetts estate.

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25 Religious Books

Estimate $300 - $500Aug 14, 2016
Beverly, MA, USA