Lot 1077: Lancelot Andrewes THE PRIVATE DEVOTIONS 1830 Antique Theology Bishop Of Winchester
22 October 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: The Private Devotions of Lancelot Andrews, Bishop of Winchester
Author: Lancelot Andrews - Lancelot Andrewes was an English bishop and scholar, who held high positions in the Church of England during the reigns of Elizabeth I and James I. During the latter's reign, Andrewes served successively as Bishop of Chichester, of Ely and of Winchester and oversaw the translation of the King James Version of the Bible (or Authorized Version). In the Church of England he is commemorated on 25 September with a Lesser Festival.
Publisher: William Pickering
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 458 pages
Width: 4" Height: 6"
Condition / Notes: This antique volume has separated front and rear boards. The volume is in full red leather, with stamped ornamentation to the covers and spine. The exterior of the volume displays significant rubbing. The text block is sound, ornamented with gilt edges.The volume is adorned with marbled endpapers. The interior is clean and bright, illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Lancelot Andrewes.
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