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MADDOX, Isaac , Bishop of Worcester (1697--1759)
An epistle to the Right Honourable the Lord-Mayor, aldermen and common-council, of the City of London, and governors of the several hospitals; with an appendix, containing the most material extracts from the sermon, &c. concerning the pernicious and excessive use of spirituous liquors. The third edition, with additions. By the Right Reverend Isaac Lord Bishop of Worcester.
London: printed by H. Woodfall; and sold by H. Whitridge; and G. Woodfall, 1751.
[2], 31, [1], 31--49, [1] p. ; 21.9 cm. (8°)

'Price Six Pence.' The sermon upon which this tract develops was 'Preached at St. Bridget's Church on Easter-Monday, 1750; and sold by the Booksellers in London and Westminster.' (p. [1]). A large part of this is from Maddox's The expediency of preventive wisdom, London, 1750. A Justice of the Peace for Middlesex from 1810 to 1836, Soane was also Licensing Magistrate for the Holborn Division. ESTC n1481.

Binding Bound in a numbered series of late 19th century half calf pamphlet volumes. (Archive, Trustees' Minutes 18 June 1866). With binder's stamp 'Bound By Mansell' on front pastedown.

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