Edinburgh: Robert Fleming, 1732. 1st Edition. Leather bound. Large quarto, measuring 8 x 12.5 inches. Frontispiece, , i-lviii, 1-488, glossary/index in 20pp. Recently rebound in half leather and marbled boards, new endpapers. Binding in fine condition. Pages clean with some scattered browning. Item #1226044
TRUE FIRST EDITION OF THE BEST VERSION OF KNOX'S HISTORY. The book was first published in 1644 under the title History of the Reformation of the Church of Scotland. The 1732 edition adds a Life of John Knox and several other smaller works he wrote including "The First Blast of the Trumpet against the Monstrous Regiment of Women" along with an index and glossary. The 1732 edition was reprinted in 1790 and is often mistakenly referred to as the first edition. The 1732 edition is scarce with no institutional holdings located by WorldCat. ESTC T92830.