THE WORKS Of the Most Reverend Dr. John Tillotson, late Lord Archbishop of Canterbury: containing Fifty four Sermons and Discourses, On Several Occasions. Together with the Rule of Faith. Being All that were Published by His Grace Himself. And now Collected into One Volume. To which is Added, An Alphabetical Table of the Principal Matters.
B. Aylmer and W. Rogers first edition
Folio panelled calf with blind toolings & corner florets (early reback, lacks label & top of spine leather, some old repairs where patches of leather were missing). Title in double ruled border +Dedication leaf +14pp Preface +pp Table +779pp +pp Index. Gutter stain to early part of book not affecting text, last index leaf a bit dusty else all pages well attached, without ownership marks, no tears and crisp and clean. Eight full page half titles with either a dedication on the back or a Preface or longer dedication on a following leaf. Biblical citations in printed marginal notes with additional good margins includes recommendations for the education of children, the follies and dangers of irresolution & delaying, obligation of oaths, reforming vicious habits among others. This 1696 first edition of a very popular book is scarce, it was followed by many 18th century editions.
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