Synodicon in Gallia Reformata: or, the Acts, Decisions, Decrees, and Canons of those Famous national Councils of the Reformed Churches in France
A collection of liturgical texts by the French Hugenots in late-17th century England. From title page: "Being I. A most faithful and impartial history of the rise, growth, perfection, and decay of the Reformation in that kingdom, with its fatal catastrophe upon the revocation of the Edict of Nants, in the year 1685. II. The confession of faith and discipline of those churches. III. A collection of speeches, letters, sacred politicks, cases of conscience, and controversies in Divinity, determined and resolved by those grave Assemblies. IV. Many excellent expedients for preventing and healing Schisms in the Churches, and for re-uniting the dismembred Body of divided Protestants. V. The laws, government, and maintenance of their Colleges, Universities and Ministers, together with their exercise of discipline upon delinquent Ministers and Church-members. VI. A record of very many illustrious events of Divine Providence relating to those Churches. The whole collected and composed out of original manuscript acts of those renowned Synods. A Work never before Extant in any Language. In two volumes."
Publisher: T. Parkhust and J. Robinson at the Three Bibles (vol. 1); J. Richardson and Thomas Parkhust at the Three Bibles (vol. 2)
Date Published: 1692
Place Published: London
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: 2 vols. Vol 1: , clxiv, 523 p. Vol 2: , 596 p. 32 cm folios with impressing on boards and raised bands on spines with some gold lettering. Elaborate two-page frontispiece in vol. 1 depicted Quick and the assembled Synodicon. Vol. 1 title page features red and black lettering; vol. 2 only black. From our "As Is" shelf. Ex-library with old stickers on spines, book plates and labels affixed to front pastedown endpapers. Bindings broken and boards on both volumes held on with tape. Back board on Vol. 2 detached. Boards scuffed, torn, and worn with bumped corners and rough edges. Replacement spines. Bookplate text: "Northern Education Society. Library of The Rev. John Sutcliff, A.M. of Olney, Bucks, Who died June 22nd, 1814, Aged 62."