Lot 66: Wheler (Sir George). An Account of the Churches, or Places of Assembly, of the Primitive Christians; From the Churches of Tyre, Jerusalem, and Constantinople. Described by Eusebius. And Ocular Observations of Several very Ancient Edifices of Churches yet Extant in those Parts. With a Seasonable Application, 1st ed., 1689, four folding engraved plates and plans only (of 5), one laid down, another repaired to verso, one or two spots, hinges reinforced, bookplates (including Bishop Phillpotts' Library, Truro), contemporary mottled calf, rebacked, 8vo. Atabey 1330; Blackmer 1788. 'An especially interesting work for its period. At this time very few antiquaries were interested in Byzantine architecture' [Blackmer]. (1)
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