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The Life of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Revd. John Fleetwood, A. H. Payne, J. Hagger. Hand coloured plates.


The Life of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Being an Accurate and General History of all the Events and Discourses of our Blessed Redeemer, as Recorded by the Four Evangelists, from His Birth to His Ascension into Heaven. By The Revd. John Fleetwood., D.D. To Which is Added The Lives, Acts, Deaths, and Martyrdoms of the Holy Evangelists, Apostles, and Primitive Fathers of the Church. Carefully Compiled from Original Sources, and Written Expressly for this Work. This latter addition represents a substantial addition to earlier versions of this publication.

Published by A.H. Payne, Leipsic (Leipzig) and Dresden, and J. Hagger, London. Undated, but from general appearance c. 1860. This is an uncommon edition with the hand coloured plates.

A substantial volume with 32 very impressive hand coloured steel engraved plates throughout the book, and also with coloured frontispiece/title spread, and also with hand coloured initials.

A good hardback with black leather calf spine and corners with gilt. Boards rubbed and scuffed. Raised bands and gilt to spine with red morocco label. Inner joints are split, but all still bound. Marbled edges to text block, now age toned.

Text pages and plates are good throughout. Generally bright with some mild foxing to extremities. Occasional minor page flaw such as closed tear to edge, or black finger marks.

An impressive publication.

Text in English.

vi + 1pp + 696pp + Plates.

Weight approximately 2.82kg (unpacked).

Dimensions: Approximately 328mm high x 255mm wide x 50mm deep.