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WILKINS, John (1614--1672)
A discourse concerning the gift of prayer. Shewing what it is, wherein it consists, and how far it is attainable by industry, with divers useful and proper directions to that purpose, both in respect of matter, method, expression. By John Wilkins, D.D. Whereunto may be added Ecclesiastes: or, a discourse concerning the gift of preaching by the same authour.
London: printed by T.R. and E.M. for Samuel Gellibrand, 1653.
[8], 232 p. ; 16.5 cm. (8º)

First published in 1651. Printers' names from Wing: T.R. = Thomas Ratcliffe; E.M. = Edward Mottershed. The Soane copy is without Wilkin's Ecclesiastes (4th ed., 1653). Wing W2180; ESTC r7133.

Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting all after p. 214. Repeatedly inscribed in ink on the recto of the front free-endpaper Mr Bath / his Book / 1757 and on the verso with an inscription in ink in Greek (1 + 5 lines) and with the name Peter / Bath 1756.

Binding C18th sheep, blind double-ruled borders and spine, paper spine-label, ink-lettered.

Reference Number 4811


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