London: Printed by J.M. for J. Martin, J. Allestry, and T. Dicas, 1662. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good+ condition. Item #016408
[xvi] pages, followed by 256 pages of text and [i] page of errata. Original simple ruled calf binding with minor to moderate shelfwear and ageing. The first and final few pages are lightly soiled or stained on the margin edge. The text is otherwise quite clean, and the binding remains tight and attractive. Protected in a custom-made but simple cloth slipcase with printed paper spine label. Following the main text are two shorter discourses: A Letter Concerning the Present State of Religion Amongst Us (pages 207-222); and, The Due Way of Composing the Differences on Foot, Preserving the Church (pages 223-256); each has their own caption title. First editoin. Herbert Thorndike (1598-1672).