1708 - A COMPANION FOR THE FESTIVALS AND FASTS OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND
A Companion for the Festivals and Fasts of the Church of England: With Collects and Prayers For Each Solemnity — By Robert Nelson — 5th Edition, 1708
Published by W. Bowyer, for A. and J. Churchill, at the Black Swan in Pater-Noster-Row
Scarce, very early edition of A COMPANION FOR THE FESTIVALS AND FASTS OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND. Engraved frontispiece, followed by Title Page, Preface, two-page Table of all the Feasts. 636 pages, followed by an Alphabetical Index of the principal Matters contained in this Book (ten pages), and An Alphabetical Table of the Prayers and Thanksgivings contained in this Book. Also included is a table of all the feasts to be observed in the Church of England throughout the year. Written by Robert Nelson, a philanthropist and religious writer. A Companion was first published in 1704, and is the author's best known religious work. The work is an account and companion to the saints, festivals and feasts throughout the year. A Companion went through more than forty edition as well as numerous translations. Engraved leather boards are solid and tight. Wear along the spine. Ripped front end paper and previous owner's book plate on inside board. Pages crisp and clean save for very minor spots of foxing on a few pages along the borders.