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Author Picart, Bernard, 1673-1733.
Title The ceremonies and religious customs of the various nations of the known world : together with historical annotations and several curious discourses equally instructive and entertaining : Written originally in French, and illustrated with a large number of folio copper plates / all beautifully designed by Mr. Bernard Picart, and curiously engraved by most of the best hands in Europe ; Faithfully translated into English by A Gentleman, some time since of St. John's College in Oxford.
Publication Info. London : Printed by William Jackson, 1733-1737.
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Folio  Z-Fo P5865 C3  v.1    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Folio  Z-Fo P5863 C3  v.2    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Folio  Z-Fo P5865 C3  v.3    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Folio  Z-Fo P5865 C3  v.4    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Folio  Z-Fo P5865 C3  v.5    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Folio  Z-Fo P5865 C3  v.6    IN LIBRARY
Description 6 v. (plates (part. folded)) : ill. ; 47 cm.
Note Title vignettes.
Occasional minor title variations on t.-ps. for vols. 2-6.
"Une compilation extraite des écrits de R. Simon, de J. Abbadie [e. a.]", edited by J. F. Bernard, Bruzen de la Martinière, etc. cf. Brunet, Manuel de libraire (referring to the Amsterdam French edition of 1728-43).
Includes indexes.
Contents v. 1. The ceremonies of the Jews, and the Roman Catholics -- v. 2. A continuation of the dissertations concerning the customs and religious ceremonies of the Roman Catholics -- v. 3. The ceremonies of the idolatrous nations -- v. 4. The ceremonies and religious customs of the idolatrous nations (part 2) -- v. 5. The ceremonies of the Greeks and Protestants -- v. 6. In two parts: Part 1. The doctrine and discipline of the Church of England, of the Presbyterians, Independents, Anabaptists, Quakers &c. Part 2. The various sects of Mahometans, with an appendix of the lives of Mohammed, Omar, and Ali.
Subject Religions -- Early works to 1800.
Rites and ceremonies.
Added Author Bernard, Jean Frédéric, d. 1752.
Bruzen de la Martinière, Antoine Augustin, 1662-1746.