The Crucified Jesus



[000060] Horneck, Anthony, The Crucified Jesus; or a Full Account of the Nature, End, Design, and Benefits of the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper. With Necessary Directions, Prayers, Praises and Meditations, to be Used By Persons Who Come to the Holy Communion, A. Lowndes for Awnsham and John Churchill, London, 1709, Sixth Edition, Good+. Full Morocco, 8vo, [10], 580pp.

Contemporary full morocco, raised bands, spine in six panels, each panel with central gilt seedhead lozenge tool, roundels and volute corner pieces, covers with gilt double fillet border, enclosing a double panel design, the outer panel a single fillet with fleuron corner pieces and a pyramid volute tool to the middle of each side, the inner panel composed of a triple fillet with flower head corner pieces, the two panels joined by mitres, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, a.e.g., combed marbled endpapers.

Slightly rubbed to extremities, corners bumped and worn. Internally frontispiece and title browned, lightly browned throughout, previous owners name to reverse of frontispiece. Title in red and black.

Horneck (1641-1697) became chaplain to William III