Anti-Catholicism Protestant Polemic Thomas Powell 1845 lovely leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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An Essay on Apostolical Succession: Being a Defense of a Genuine Protestant Ministry Against the Exclusive and Intolerant Schemes of Papists and High Churchmen, by Thomas Powell.
Published 1845, New-York by G. Lane and C.B. Tippett.
354 pages. Text in English. 1852 owners inscription from Clarksfield Ohio to front endpaper.
Period mottled calf binding, smooth spine, gilt bands, gilt title lettering on contrasting red leather label. Binding remains clean, tight and sound. Interior contents show light to moderate age toning and spotting throughout.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c.7 1/4"H x 4 3/4" W.