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CLARKE, Richard (1723--ca. 1780)
Prophetic records of the Christian era, sacred, moral, and political; in a chronological series of striking and singular anticipations of the future state of Christendom, principally from the application of holy writ to the leading features of history: indicating the near approaching period of universal peace and prosperity. With a familar illustration of the prophetic symbols, observations, &c. By the Rev. R. Clarke, A.M.
London: printed for M. Jones, by C. Mitcham, 1812 [i.e. 1813?].
498 p. ; 21.5 cm. (8º)

The address 'To the Readers' on page 489 is dated 'London, March 1, 1813'. 'The Rev. R. Clarke' is described in A biographical dictionary of the living authors of Great Britain and Ireland, 1816 (q.v.), as ' ... formerly lecturer of Stoke Newington and St. James's Aldgate ... Author of ... religious works, which must be classed with those of Jacob Behmen, Baron Swedenborg, and the numerous enthusiasts of the present day' and the present work is dated '1813' and is last in the list. Others of the titles are recorded in ESTC where Clarke is given the dates '1723--ca. 1780'; some of the titles are also recorded in COPAC under Clarke as 'Curate of Cheshunt'.

Copy Notes Some underlinings and marginal markings in pencil.

Binding C19th half calf, mottled-paper boards, gilt-tooled spine with sunbursts, gilt-lettered, 'CR' monogram of Richard Cosway.

Reference Number 4787


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