The practice of pietie: directing a Christian how to walke that he may please God. Amplified by the author.

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Dublin Core

Title

The practice of pietie: directing a Christian how to walke that he may please God. Amplified by the author.

Subject

A highly popular and influential manual of Christian living, which was first published in 1612, running to 46 editions by 1640. This is the 25th edition.

Description

17th century calf binding. Gilt tooled centrepiece and cornerpieces, with semis of a small leaf shaped tool. Flat spine, gilt tooled. Gauffered bookblock edges. Gilt tooling to board edges. Evidence of ties.

Creator

Lewis Bayly (approximately 1575-1631)

Source

Publisher

London: Robert Allot (active 1625-1636?)

Date

1630

Contributor

Inscription on front free endpaper: "John Howle the younger his booke given by [?]erre Halle yd 2th of December 1661".

Relation

ESTC, S115065

Format

Duodecimo (15 cm)

Citation

Lewis Bayly (approximately 1575-1631), “The practice of pietie: directing a Christian how to walke that he may please God. Amplified by the author.,” The Hornby Bindings, accessed December 3, 2022, https://hornbybindings.omeka.net/items/show/2.