BURNET’S WORKS, ONE WITH HIS BOOKPLATE
BURNET, Gilbert. Works. London and Glasgow: various printers, 1673-1767. Six volumes. Small and regular octavo, later threequarter brown morocco gilt, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt. $600.
Six-volume collection of Burnet’s works, uniformly bound by Zaehnsdorf, one volume (Rights of Princes) containing Burnet’s book- plate.
Works included are: A Vindication of the Authority, Constitution, and Laws of the Church of Scotland (1673, 1st ed.); Vindication of the Ordination of the Church of England (1677, 1st ed.); History of the Rights of Princes (1682); Four Discourses… to the Clergy of the Diocese of Sarum (1694, 1st ed.); A Full Examination… Relating to Church Authority (1718); and Discourse of the Pastoral Care (1767).
A handsome collection in good condition, with some wear and scuffing to spines, interiors fine.