CAVE, WILLIAM Apostolici: or, The history of the lives, acts, death, and martyrdoms of those who were contemporary with, or imm...
London: printed by A[ndrew]. C[larke]. for Richard Chiswel at the Rose and Crown in S. Pauls Church-yard, 1677. First edition. Old panelled calf, rebacked. 11 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches (30.5 x 20 cm); , xxxii, 335 pp; copper-engraved pictorial title and 23 copper-engravings in-text of the martyrs by M. Burghers, printed title in red and black, woodcut initials throughout. Rebacked, some occasional toning. Bookplate of Pinchinthorpe House, Guisborough.
An elegant production of this work by the learned English scholar and divine, the text is the source for Oliver Goldsmith's similar work, issued by Newbery in 1774. R13780.
C From the Collection of the late William Safire
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