THE GREAT LAW OF CONSIDERATION: or a Discourse, Wherein the Nature, Usefulness, and Absolute Necessity of Consideration, In Order to a truly Serious and Religious Life, is laid open. The Second Edition Corrected and Enlarged. By Anthony Horneck, Preacher at the Savoy.
London, Samuel Lowndes, over against Exeter Exchange in the Srand 2nd edition. 1678 Copperplate of angel holding a burning [magnifying] glass concentrating the sun's rays onto the bosom of a lady causing a fire in her breast. . Small octavo near contemporary marbled leather on 4 raised bands, covers gilt ruled with corner fleurettes, newer red gilt spine title label (rebacked with old spine relaid/recornered to tips) All Edges Gilt. Frontispiece + titlepage printed in red and black +pp prelims +423pp. Inner hinges neatly repaired. Two line of Latin to fly leaf +ownership of 4 members of Longe family and G. Sparke, Risby 1748 to blank before frontis. Titlepage with crossed out name to upper corners and C-J to lower margin (WING H2834). *Meditation and introspection for a Christian life in order to reflect and seriously plan a Godly and good life with Horneck's advice and guidance. A very clean handsome early edition.
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Keywords: religion Christian contemplation