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1 Allestree, Richard. GENTLEMAN'S CALLING.
London Printed for T. Garthwait 1660 Leather. Very Good 
...[32, 176 pgs.]... 9 PAGES PRIVATE DEVOTIONS... SECOND EDITION PRINTED SAME YEAR AS THE FIRST...TWO ENGRAVED TITLE PAGES AS WELL AS FULL PAGE ENGRAVINGS OF JEREMIAH AND ZEDEKIAH...Preface initialed by H.H.(Humphrey Henchman 1592-1675 Bishop of London)...Popular advice book of the 17th century on how a gentleman should find a calling in life...Professionally rebacked with original spine and boards laid down...Full leather with gilt border on covers and 6 compartments on spine heavily decorated in gilt...Elaborate scenes on engraved title pages...Text block edged in red and good and tight... Small chip in title label on spine...Some rubbing to leather boards HOWEVER A VERY NICE COPY... SCARCE... 003490 
Price: 825.00 USD
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2 Allestree, Richard. WORKS OF THE LEARNED AND PIOUS AUTHOR OF THE WHOLE DUTY OF MAN.
Oxford & London. Roger Norton & George Pawlett. 1687 Hard Cover. Good. 
...SECOND IMPRESSION...TWO VOLUMES IN ONE COMPRISING 7 WORKS... First Part: "THE WHOLE DUTY OF MAN, LAID DOWN IN A PLAIN AND FAMILIAR WAY FOR THE USE OF ALL, BUT ESPECIALLY THE MEANEST READER", "THE CAUSES OF THE DECAY OF CHRISTIAN PIETY", "THE GENTLEMAN'S CALLING" {4, 7, 456pp}... ALL HAVE TITLE PAGES...Second Part: "THE LADIES CALLING", {5, 99pp}; "THE GOVERNMENT OF THE TONGUE", {2, 105-170pp}; "THE ART OF CONTENTMENT", {175-240pp}; "THE LIVELY ORACLES GIVEN TO US, OR THE CHRISTIANS BIRTH-RIGHT AND DUTY IN THE CUSTODY AND USE OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURE", {2, 241-322pp}; "INDEX OF SCRIPTURES", {4pp}... ALL HAVE HALF TITLE PAGES...Brown cloth covered boards are worn and corners bumped... TITLE PAGE VIGNETTE OF THE SHELDONIAN THEATRE...Frontispiece illustration of Moses showing the ten commandments to the Israelites... Allestree was canon of Christ Church and chaplain to the king...Authorship also attributed to Richard Sterne, John Fell, Lady Dorothy Pakington and others...Small worm holes in margins of the first few pages OTHERWISE A CLEAN TEXT...SCARCE EDITION WITH ALL 7 WORKS INCLUDED... Heavy volume, additional shipping and handling will apply... 006011 
Price: 1275.00 USD
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