London, T. Sowle, 1738. Large8vo. In contemporary full calf with five raised bands and gilt lettering to spine. Mirrordecorations to boards. With a few repairs to hindges and spine. With new title-label to spine. Annotated titlepage. Enclosed handwitten note concerning the book by the Danish historian Bjørn Kornerup. Internally with light occassional dampstaining. XVIII, 556, (5).
The rare first Danish of Barclay's classic work of Quaker theology. It was first published in Amsterdam in 1676 as "Theologiae verae Christianae apologia" and in 1678 translated and published as "An Apology for the true Christian Divinity".