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BARCLAY, Robert (1648--1690)
[Theologiae vere Christianae apologia. English]
An apology for the true Christian divinity, as the same is held forth, and preached, by the people, called in scorn, Quakers: being a full explanation and vindication of their principles and doctines, ... With a full answer to the strongest objections usually made against them. ... Written in Latin and English, by Robert Barclay, ... The fifth edition in English.


London: printed and sold by T. Sowle, 1703.
[14], 574, [26] p. ; 19.2 cm. (8º)

Originally published in 1675. The author was a leader of the Scottish Quakers in Aberdeen. Includes the text of the 'Theses Theologicæ', in English. The Soane copy as described has two final leaves of advertisements for 'Books Printed and Sold by T. Sowle ...', sig. 2Q3,4, but lacks the four leaves of advertisements for 'Books Printed and Sold by the Assigns of J. Sowle ...', sig. *4, as included in the ESTC collation. ESTC t85687.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on front pastedown with library shelfmark M.6 and on facing leaf T-1.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt double-ruled borders and spine, missing the spine-label.

Reference Number 4729


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