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A treatise on the truth and inspiration of the books of the Old and New Testament. Amsterdam, Arksteeus and Merkus, 1752. 2 volumes in-12, red morocco, triple fillet, coat of arms, beautifully ornamented smooth spines, inner wheel, gilt edges (contemporary binding). Cioranescu, II-959 / Olivier 2019, iron no. 2 / Querard, IV-207 /// I. XL-(2f.)-324 / II. (2f.)-393. New edition of this work first appeared in Rotterdam in 1715. A Protestant scholarly theologian, Jaquelot went to Heidelberg and then to The Hague following the revocation of the Edict of Nantes. There he achieved great success as a preacher and was appointed Chaplain to the King of Prussia. A copy of the coat of arms of Chrétien-Guillaume de Lamoignon de Malesherbes, Minister and Secretary of State of the House of the King, who defended Louis XVI with Tronchet and de Sèze. He was arrested in December 1793 and guillotined on 22 April 1794. Copy containing an English manuscript text, dated 1844, on a white sheet in each volume. A fine copy despite the missing headings of volume II and the slightly faded spines.
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