This beautifully bound little book discusses topics seen as important for orthodox Catholics in the seventeenth century, such as the location of Purgatory and what can be done for the people in it, as well as the issue of intentions in the use of indulgences.
This attractive book is volume 5 of a 12-volume history written by Michel Le Vassor, (1646–1718), a French Protestant, historian, and critic of Louis XIV
The Child’s Companion and Juvenile Instructor was established by the Religious Tract Society (founded in 1799) as a journal of ‘true stories for young Protestants’. Fun was not on the agenda.
Prideaux’s History of the Jews was very popular in the eighteenth century with many editions published, of which this is the fifth.
The Old Testament Embellished with Engravings from pictures and Drawings by the Most eminent English Artists
One of the largest Bibles ever commercially produced, being issued in 6, or sometimes 7 volumes in an Elephant Folio format in 1800