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ALFORD, Joseph
The church triumphant. Or, a comfortable treatise, of the amplitude and largeness of the kingdom of Christ; wherein is proved, by Scriptures and reason, that the number of the damned is inferiour to that of the elect. By Joseph Alford, M.A. sometime of Oriell Colledge in Oxford.
[London]: printed by W. Bentley, for J. Williams, Anno Domini 1649.
[8], 124 p. ; 11.9 cm. (24º)

Leaf A1 is blank except for the signature on the recto, and with (printer's?) device of sun on shield with motto 'Sol Et Scutum Deus Est Nobis' on the verso, which appears on some copies of other works printed by William Bentley circa 1650 (cf. ESTC r208978; ESTC t27565) as well as on Alford's companion work The souls dispensatorie, 1649 (q.v.). ESTC r22399; Wing A921.

Copy Notes Bound (1) with Alford's The souls dispensatorie, 1649 (q.v.). Preliminary leaf A1 is pasted onto the third front free-endpaper. Verso of second front free-endpaper inscribed in ink 373.

Binding C17th black morocco, gilt-panelled covers with concentric gilt-ruled frames joined at the corners and small tools, gilt-tooled spine direct-lettered 'The / Churc / Trium / Phant', gilt edges, marbled endpapers.

Reference Number 4817


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