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Scripture Light, The Most Sure Light; Christ in Travel; A Lifting Up for the Down-Cast

William Bridge

Published by Peter Cole, London, 1656
Condition: Ex-Library - Fair Hardcover
From Antiquarian Books of Boston (Winthrop, MA, U.S.A.)

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From a theological library, bound in period boards having very worn and rounded edges. Rebacked with a very good, newer leather spine, with a gilt title and gilt 1656 on the lower spine. The covers are very well attached, with tape in the inner hinges. Library label on the lower spine and library bookplate. Pagination: One original blank frontpaper, Title page dated 1656, (blank), 3 pages "To The Reader", 3 page book catalog "Books Printed by Peter Cole at the Exchange", Title Page of the first book "Scripture Light, The Most Sure Light, compared with 1. Revelations and Visions. 2. Natural and Supernatural Dreams etc.", (blank), 125 pages main text, (blank), first page of "Christ in Travel" pages 127-149, (blank), the first page (Page 1) of "The Good Man's Peace.", followed by 'True Peace", followed by "Saints should not be Discouraged." (through page 57), Page 58 being the first page of "A Lifting Up in case of Great Sins." through page 326, page 327 being the first page of "The Cure of Discouragements." through page 349, (blank), page (351) being the separate Title page of "Of The Sin Against the Holy Ghost." with a 1656 printing date, (blank), main text being through page 374, page (375) being the separate Title page of "Of The Sin of Infirmity." with a 1656 printing date, (blank), main text being through page 401, (blank), page (403) being the separate Title page of "The False Apostle Tryed and Discovered", (blank), main text being through page 421, (blank), page 423 being the separate Title page of "The Good, and Means of Establishment", with a 1656 printing date, (blank), main text being through page 450, followed by 4 unpaginated pages including the separate Title page of "Two Sermons: I. The Great Things Faith can do. II. The Great Things Faith can Suffer." with a 1656 printing date, (blank), and 2 pages of "The Epistle to the Reader", with the main text numbered pages 1 through 36, followed by "The Contents" to "Scripture Light, The most Sure Light" with 12 unnumbered pages, followed by "The Contents" to "A Letting Up for the Down Cast" and subsequent essays, with 38 unnumbered pages, (blank), a single page "Mr. Bridge's New Works: viz.", one later endpaper. The pages are foxed and are browned, with a few pages having some larger stains. A brownish stain is at the bottom 2 inches of the book's latter half. Pages 91/92 have a loss of part of the margin with the loss of a few letters. There is some light chipping to a number of pages' edges. The pages are tightly bound. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 15781

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Title: Scripture Light, The Most Sure Light; Christ...

Publisher: Peter Cole, London

Publication Date: 1656

Binding: Full-Leather

Book Condition:Ex-Library - Fair

Edition: First Edition.

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