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Lot 0193
Heading: (Quakers)
Author: Barclay, Robert
Title: An Apology for the True Christian Divinity, Being an Explanation and Vindication of the Principles and Doctrines of the People Called Quakers
Place Published: Birmingham
Publisher:John Baskerville
Date Published: 1765

[12], [ii]-xiii, 504 + [16 index] pp. (4to) 39x22.5 cm (11½x9¼"), period full calf, rebacked with modern calf, old morocco lettering piece, marbled endpapers, hinges reinforced with cloth tape. First Baskerville Edition, and the eighth edition in English.

With ink inscription on front flyleaf, "The gift of David Barclay son of the Author, to Wm. Vigor, 7 November 1766. No. 465." Lownes p.133 notes this as "An elegant edition."


Normal rubbing and wear to covers; occasional marginal pencil lines within indicating passages of interest; very good.

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Barclay on the Quakers, 1765 Baskerville edition

Estimate $300 - $500Sep 05