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NEW WHOLE DUTY OF MAN
The new whole duty of man, containing the faith as well as practice of a Christian: made easy for the practice of the present age, as the old Whole duty of man was design'd for those unhappy times in which it was written; and supplying the articles of the Christian faith, which are wanting in that book, tho' essentially necessary to salvation. Necessary for all families, and authorised by the King's most excellent majesty. With devotions proper for several occasions. Also a help to reading the scriptures.
London: printed only for W. Bent, [1788].
[4], x, 526, [16] p. : engr. frontis., engr. t.-pl. ; 22.0 cm. (8º)

Anonymous. The 'Old Whole Duty of Man', first published in 1658 as The practice of Christian graces. Or the whole duty of man, and in later editions as The whole duty of man, is ascribed to Richard Allestree (fl. 1617--1643) and was reprinted throughout the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The first edition of the present work was 'printed only for Edward Wicksteed, 1741'. The half-title (recto of the frontispiece by Ja. Basire after Tho. Worlidge) reads 'By the King's Authority The Twenty-third Edition of The New Whole Duty of Man, With Alterations and Improvements. ... London, 1788.'. The title-page is engraved. ESTC t80504.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on front pastedown Eliza Soane / 1791. Bound in before the half title are four leaves, the first inscribed with Mrs Soane's entries for the dates and times of the births (and deaths) of her sons.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt-ruled spine, spine-label missing.

Reference Number 1281


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