Truth Defended, and Boldness in Error Rebuk'd: or, a Vindication of those Christian Commentators, Who have expounded some Prophecies of the Messias not to be meant Only of Him. Being a Confutation of part of Mr. Whiston's book, entituled, The Accomplishment of Scripture-Prophecies; Wherein he pretends to Disprove all Duplicity of Sense in Prophecy. [half title:] Mr. Archdeacon Clagett's Confutation of Mr. Whiston, on the Accomplishment of Scripture-prophecies, &c.
Nicholas Clagett, D.D., Archdeacon of Sudbury:

Truth Defended, and Boldness in Error Rebuk'd: or, a Vindication of those Christian Commentators, Who have expounded some Prophecies of the Messias not to be meant Only of Him. Being a Confutation of part of Mr. Whiston's book, entituled, The Accomplishment of Scripture-Prophecies; Wherein he pretends to Disprove all Duplicity of Sense in Prophecy.

London: Printed for W.Rogers... and J Pemberton, 1710. First edition. [4], xxvi, [2], lxxv, [1], 324. Upper corner of front free endpaper is clipped: unaffected by this is a 1770 gift inscription in Latin. Neatly written in an early hand are also a note beside Clagett's name on the title page, a small note on p268, and a couple of sums on the back pastedown. Faint tide mark to the title, dedication and to a few leaves of the preface, otherwise pages very clean and fresh. Octavo, in the original boards, re-covered in recent full calf with five raised bands ruled in gilt, with a red lettering piece. Exceptional copy of a scarce book. Near Fine.
[Item ID: 17101203]

260.00

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