Great is Diana of the Ephesians; Or, the Original of Idolatry, Together with the Politick Institution of the Gentiles Sacrifices.

London: 1680. Small 8vo. pp. 46; much later quarter-bound leather over coral-paper boards. Complete with the final blank. A very near fine copy. Blount's work was published anonymously, and is a deist treatise denouncing the practice of the Eucharist by the Anglican Church. Blount covertly expresses this criticsim through the censure of pagan animal sacrifices, a way to skirt the suppression of his work (which was nevertheless burned after publication) (Wikipedia, Charles Blount (Deist)). Item #53448

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