A Golden Chaine: Or, The Description Of Theologie, containing the order of the causes of Salvation and Damnation, according to Gods word. A view whereof is to be seene in the table annexed.

By: PERKINS, William (1558-1602) .

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Early reverse calf binding. Front board detached. Rear board firmly attached. Spine with 5 raised bands, and loss to top & tail. 9.00" x 6.00" x 2.25" [23.0cm x 15.5cm x 6.4cm]. No front endpapers. Printed title page with large printer's cut: "Alma Mater Canta-Brigia". Title-page with numerous early ink doodles, lightly soiled, small edge tears, and with loss to top corner (not affecting text). Verso of title with: "To the Christian Reader." Ends with initials W. P. Followed by 5 leaves: "The Contents." Clear English text in paragraphs, marginal references, and good margins. 4 plates present (I think 2 plates are absent). Paper lightly toned, with a few marginal chips and tears. Previous owner's details ( Arthur Greenwollers, Bickerton, Cheshire (one dated 1727); and John Pearson, Bickerton, Cheshire ) to the back of one folding plate (as well as the verso of the front board and rear endopapers. Irregular pagination: [8pp.]/pp.184/[14pp.]/pp.185-524/[4pp.]/pp.525-570/[2pp.]/pp.571-684/[2pp.]/pp.685-711/[3pp.]/pp.713-771/[3pp.]/pp.773-814/[2pp.]/pp.815-830/[4pp.]/pp.831-906/[4pp.]/pp.907-1057 + 4 tables (three folding) - [ 2 tables are absent ]. Works include: The order Of the causes of salvation and damnation; Exposition of the Symbole or Creede of the Apostles; Exposition of the Lords Prayer; Treatise tending vnto a declaration, whether a man be in the estate of damnation, or in the estate of grace; Case of Conscience; Direction for the Gouernment of the Tongue; Two treatises; Salue for a sicke man; Declaration of the true manner of knovving Christ crucified; Discourse of conscience; Reformed Catholike; Foundation of Christian Religion; Graine of Musterd-seede. Each have separate title page; pagination and register are continuous. A good working copy of this scarce 17th century work.

Title: A Golden Chaine: Or, The Description Of Theologie, containing the order of the causes of Salvation and Damnation, according to Gods word. A view whereof is to be seene in the table annexed.

Author Name: PERKINS, William (1558-1602) .

Categories: 17TH CENTURY,

Publisher: Cambridge: Printed by Iohn [John] Legat, printer to the Vniversitie of Cambridge, 1600 . 0:

ISBN Number: 0

Seller ID: 44887

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