1722 1st English ed History of QUAKERS Dutch Willem Sewel Penn Turkish Pirates

SEWEL, Willem

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Willem Sewel was a 17th-century Dutch Quaker who is most-known for his historical perspective on the Quakers. This work was a collection of essays and reports over the course of 25 years that was finally published in 1717. This book gives Sewel’s first-hand accounts with important Quaker leaders including such as William Penn and George Fox. Other curious topics include descriptions of Turks and Algerian pirates, naval excursions of Thomas Lurting, and William Penn’s establishment of Pennsylvania.

 

This 1722 first edition was dedicated to George I of England and translated by Sewel from his own 1717 Dutch edition.

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1722 1st English ed History of QUAKERS Dutch Willem Sewel Penn Turkish Pirates

 

Willem Sewel was a 17th-century Dutch Quaker who is most-known for his historical perspective on the Quakers. This work was a collection of essays and reports over the course of 25 years that was finally published in 1717. This book gives Sewel’s first-hand accounts with important Quaker leaders including such as William Penn and George Fox. Other curious topics include descriptions of Turks and Algerian pirates, naval excursions of Thomas Lurting, and William Penn’s establishment of Pennsylvania.

 

This 1722 first edition was dedicated to George I of England and translated by Sewel from his own 1717 Dutch edition.

 

Item number: #4282

Price: $599

 

SEWEL, Willem

 

The History of the rise, increase and progress of the Christian people called Quakers … written originally in Low-Dutch by W. Sewel, and by himself translated into English. Now revis’d, etc.

 

London : The Assigns of J. Sowle, 1722. 1st English edition

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages:
    • [12], 723, [21], [1 blank]
  • References: Sabin 79602; Smith II:561
  • Provenance: Handwritten
    • Joseph Steevens, 1722
    • James Steevens, 1769
    • William Steevens, 1809
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~12.5in X 8.25in (32cm x 20.5cm)
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4282

Category

Religion

Authors

SEWEL, Willem

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete