Author:DR. JOHN [JAMES] HUME SPRY

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LATE 18th, EARLY 19th C. HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT TRANSLATION AND COMMENTARY OF THE GOSPELS IN GREEK BY THE RECTOR OF MARLEBONE AND PREBENDARY OF CANTERBURY

By: DR. JOHN [JAMES] HUME SPRY

Price: $4,595.99

Seller ID: 000677

Condition: Good+


On offer, two volumes in one book, being a printed version of the Gospels in Greek, bound in between blank pages wherein handwritten manuscript commentary and translation in English, by James Hume Spry, whose inscribed name appears on the free front endpapers. Research provides that the author was The Reverend John Hume Spry, Doctor of Divinity, Rector of Marlebone and Prebendary of Canterbury who died at his Residence 13 Devonshire Place in 1842. [There was a cousin James who was a Doctor of Medicine but this is clearly written by a very knowledgable and ecclesiastical minded individual. How ... View more info