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The ceremonies and religious customs of the various nations of the known world. Together with historical annotations, and several curious discourses... / Written originally in French, and illustrated with a large number of folio copper plates ... designed by Mr. Bernard Picart ... Faithfully translated into English, by a gentleman some time since of St. John's College in Oxford.

  • Bernard, Jean-Frédéric, 1683?-1744.
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Ceremonies et coutumes religieuses. English. 1733.

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London : Printed by W. Jackson, for Claude Du Bosc, 1733-1739.

Physical description

7 volumes in 6 : illustrations, plates (some folded) ; (folio)

Notes

Signatures: v.1, a-b 2* B-5T 5U 5Y-6B ; v.2, 2* B-5D ; v.3, 3* 3* B-6R ; v.4, 2* a b -c B-6T ; v.5, a B-6T ; v.6, B-3O [v.7] A-2X
Title-pages in red and black; initials, head and tail-pieces
Title varies slightly; imprint of v. 5-7: Printed for C. Du Bosc
Vol. 4 incorrectly designated as v.4, pt.2; v.6, pt.2 also called v.7
Translation of Ceremonies et coutumes religieuses..., a compilation of works by R. Simon, J. Abbadie, etc., edited by J.F. Bernard and A. Bruzen de La Martinière. Cf. Brunet. Manuel du libraire

Contents

v.1. Ceremonies of the Jews and the Roman Catholicks. v.2. A continuation of the dissertations concerning the customs and religious ceremonies of the Roman Catholicks. v.3-4. Ceremonies of the idolatrous nations.--v.5. Ceremonies of the Greeks and Protestants.--v.6. pt.1. The Doctrine and discipline of the Church of England, of the Presbyterians, Independents, Anabaptists, Quakers, etc. pt.2 [v.7] Various sects of Mahometans, with an appendix of the lives of Mohammed, Omar, and Ali.

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ESTC T137604

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