Contemplations Moral and Divine [Bound with “Meditations upon the Lord’s Prayer”].
True First Edition. The Second Part. London, Printed for William Shrowsbury at the Bible in Duke-lane and John Leigh at the Blew-Bell in Fleet-Street, 1676. Octavo (13 cm x 18 cm). Pagination: The Second Part: Titlepage , Preface , Conten-page , 243 pages with several Treatises / Pagination of: “Meditations upon the Lord’s Prayer”: 222 pages. Original first edition in a modern, recently designed half-leather – binding with new spine-label and marbled-paper-covered boards and new endpapers. The Volume in protective collector’s Mylar. Excellent condition.
Includes several interesting religious tracts by later chief justice Matthew Hale: An Inquiry touching Happiness / Of the Chief end of Man / A Poem / The Folly and Mischief of Sin / Of Self-Denial / Motives to Watchfulness in reference to the Good and Evil Angels / Of Moderation of the Affections / Of Worldly Hope and Expectation / Upon Heb. XIII.14: “We have here no continuing City” / Of Contentedness and Patience / Of Moderation of Anger / A Preparative against Afflictions / Of Submission, Prayer and Thanksgiving / Of Prayer and Thanksgiving / Meditations upon the Lord’s Prayer / A Paraphrase upon the Lord’s Prayer //