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Author Taylor, Jeremy, 1613-1667.
Title Antiquitates Christianæ, or, The history of the life and death of the holy Jesus as also the lives, acts, and martyrdoms of his apostles. In two parts: the first part, containing the life of Christ, written by Jer. Taylor, late Lord Bishop of Down and Connor: the second containing the lives of the apostles, with an enumeration and some brief remarks upon their first successors in the five great Apostolical Churches by William Cave, D.D. Chaplain in Ordinary to His Majesty, by whom is added an Apparatus, or discourse Introductory to the whole work, concerning the three great dispensaions of the church, patriarchal, mosaical, and evangelical.
Publication Info. London : Printed for J. Walthoe, D. Midwinter, J. and J. Bonwicke, W. Innys, R. Ware, J. Walthoe, jun. A. Ward, J. and P. Knapton, S. Birt, D. Browne, C. Hitch, T. Longman, S. Austen, T. Osborne, A. Millar, E. Wicksteed, W. Baker, J. Hinton, J. Beecroft, F. Gosling, M. Downing, and R. Wilkin, MDCCXLII [1742]
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Folio  Z-Fo T2428 A6    IN LIBRARY
Edition The 10th edition, adorn'd with curious sculptures.
Description [6], l, [8], xxviii, vii, [3],138, [2],143-622 p., LXXV [i.e., 77] plates : ill., port. [line-engravings] ; 36 cm (folio).
Note Signatures: [A]² a-n² B-3A² 3B² (-3B2) 3C-8G².
Part 1 was originally published in 1649 with the title 'The great exemplar of sanctity and holy life, according to the Christian institution'.
Part 2 was originally published in 1675, with the title 'Antiquitates apostolicæ: or, the lives, acts and martyrdoms of the holy apostles of our Saviour'.
Title page in red and black.
Includes index.
Line-engravings variously signed by James Sartor, Clark & Pine, M. V[an] d[e]r Gucht, Clark & Pine, P. Fourdrinier, J. Clark, J. Sturt, J. Cole, J. Pine, A. Motte. Plate X² by Clark & Pine dated 1729, XLVI by A. Motte dated 1719. Two of the plates by J. Clark signed "J. Clark in the Castle Yard Holborn Sc."
Indexed In: ESTC T134007
Local Note NYSL copy: Gift of Sara Chasis and Joel Chasis Roll from the collection of their mother, Barbara Parker. Front free end-paper signed "Joseph Soule (?) New York Nov. 8 '89", above the signature of Gerrit H. Van Wagenen which also appears on the t.p. as "Van Wagenen." Rear free end-paper lacking.
Subject Apostles -- Biography -- Early works to 1800.
Jesus Christ -- Biography -- Early works to 1800.
Genre or Form Press figures (Printing).
Added Author Cave, William, 1637-1713, author.
Walthoe, John, 1657 or 8-1744, bookseller.
Midwinter, D. (Daniel), d. 1757, bookseller.
Innys, William, d. 1756, bookseller.
Ware, Richard, bookseller.
Walthoe, John, d. 1778, bookseller.
Ward, A., bookseller.
Birt, Samuel, d. 1755, bookseller.
Browne, Daniel, d. 1762, bookseller.
Hitch, Charles, d. 1764, bookseller.
Longman, Thomas, 1699-1755, bookseller.
Austen, Stephen, d. 1750, bookseller.
Osborne, Thomas, d. 1767, bookseller.
Millar, Andrew, 1707-1768, bookseller.
Wicksteed, Edward, d. 1758, bookseller.
Baker, W., bookseller.
Hinton, John, d. 1781, bookseller.
Beercroft, J., bookseller.
Gosling, F., bookseller.
Downing, M., bookseller.
Wilkin, Richard, bookseller.
Sartor, James, engraver.
Fourdrinier, P., fl. 1720-1760, engraver.
Gucht, Michael van der, 1660-1725, engraver.
Pine, John, 1690-1756, engraver.
Clark, J. (James), active 1722-1735, engraver.
Cole, John, fl. 1720, engraver.
Motte, Andrew, d. 1734, engraver.
Sturt, John, 1658-1730, engraver.
Soule, Joseph, former owner, signer. ZNS
Van Wagenen family, former owner. ZNS
Van Wagenen, Gerrit H., former owner, signer. ZNS
John and Paul Knapton (Firm), bookseller.
J. and J. Bonwicke, bookseller.
Barbara Parker Collection (New York Society Library) ZNS
Added Title Great exemplar of sanctity and holy life
Lives of the apostles, with an enumeration and some brief remarks upon their first successors in the five great Apostolical Churches
Apparatus, or discourse Introductory to the whole work, concerning the three great dispensaions of the church, patriarchal, mosaical, and evangelical