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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. CHARLES CALDWELL RYRIE

Calvin, John
'THE INSTITUTION OF CHRISTIAN RELIGION.' LONDON: IMPRINTED BY REINOLDE WOLFE & RICHARDE HARISON, 1561
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 9,375 USD
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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. CHARLES CALDWELL RYRIE

Calvin, John
'THE INSTITUTION OF CHRISTIAN RELIGION.' LONDON: IMPRINTED BY REINOLDE WOLFE & RICHARDE HARISON, 1561
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 9,375 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Calvin, John
'THE INSTITUTION OF CHRISTIAN RELIGION.' LONDON: IMPRINTED BY REINOLDE WOLFE & RICHARDE HARISON, 1561
Folio (11 x 7 in.; 280 x 180 mm). Gothic letter (with roman and italic). Woodcut printer's device on title-page (McKerrow 119), white-on-black criblé and other woodcut initials; lacking blank Mm6, inner margins of first 4 quires stained, 2 or 3 tiny wormholes running from S3 to end, final few quires with more numerous wormholes, final 2 leaves remargined at fore-edge, 2X6–2Y4 restored at upper fore-edge corner costing a few foliation numbers, some scattered marginalia, occasional browning to text block. Nineteenth-century blind-panelled calf, covers with central blind arabesque, endpapers and edges marbled 'en suite'; rebacked. 
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Literature

STC 4415; ESTC S107154

Catalogue Note

First edition in English; a second copy.

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