London and New York: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., The Macmillan Co., 1897.
First Edition. Hardcover. 7 3/4" X 5 1/4". vii, 439pp. Navy cloth over boards with spine lettered in gilt. Heavy edgewear to binding, with chipping and fraying to head and tail of spine, with loss to head. Dampstains to bottom edges of boards and preliminary and concluding pages. Some wrinkling to cloth and mild soiling. Previous owner's name to front pastedown and title page. Bookseller notes pencilled to verso of front free endpaper, title page, and last page. Occasional neat notations throughout. Hinges a touch tender, with spine visible at some pages. Binding remains sound. A worn but overall solid first printing of Rev. John James Lias' study of the Nicene Creed. Good. Item #2236