or A VIEW of all Religions in the World : with the several Church Governments from the Creation to these times. Together with a Discovery of all known heresies, in all Ages and places throughout Asia, Africa, America and Europe
Printed by James Young, for John Saywell and are to be sold at his Shop, at the sign of the Grey-Hound in Little Britain, without Aldersgate 1653
First edition, 12mo. (150x90x45mm), contemporary calf binding with 2 line blind border, front blank missing, inner rear board with no paste-down,binding sound, portrait frontispiece/engraved title page/A1(title page),A2 – A12 (dedicatory, preface,previous publications), 6pp (contents), B1 – Cc1 (text,578pp),6pp (Table),
The first attempt to comprehend religious diversity with a view to defending Christianity against the perceived threat of such diversity. The rare first edition.