Easy and Compendious Inrtoduction
PRIDEAUX, Mathias. An Easy and Compendious Inrtoduction [sic] for Reading All Sorts of Histories. Contrived in a More Facile Way then heretofore Hath Been Published; out of the Papers of Mathias Prideaux.To Which Is Added a Synopsis of Councels, by John Prideaux. Oxford: Leon Lichfield, 1682. 6th ed., Corrected and Augmented. ,156pp. [additional title-page:] Of Political History in General, Deduced from Nimrod According to the Four Monarchies, by a Continued Line of Succession to These Times., With a Touch in Every Period of Some Principal Concurrent Matters to Be Take Notice of. Together with Inquiries for Discourse. Oxford: Leonard Lichfield, 1681. Pp. 153-381, . [bound with:] PRIDEAUX, John. A Synopsis of Councels. Oxford: Leonard Lichfield, 1681. 57,pp. Contemporary full calf, ruled and decorated in blind, raised spine bands, red morocco spine label, gilt-chamfered edges. Spine darkened, label worn, lacks front free endpaper, some light scattered foxing and toning, a few small library stamps, else very good. ESTC R29253. Wing P3445. A summary guidebook, published posthumously, and likely edited by his father, John Prideaux, Bishop of Worcester, to the ecclesiastical and political history of the ancient world, up to and including the Stuarts and Tudors.