THE GOVERNMENT OF THE TONGUE. BY THE AUTHOR OF THE WHOLE DUTY OF MAN, &C. THE SIXTH IMPRESSION. Oxford: At the Theater, 1702 [Bound with:] THE ART OF CONTENTMENT .... Oxford: At the Theater, 1700 [Bound with:] THE LIVELY ORACLES GIVEN TO US. OR THE CHRISTIANS BIRTH-RIGHT AND DUTY, IN THE CUSTODY AND USE OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURE ....

Oxford: At the Theater, 1696. [16],224pp. plus frontis; [8],214,[2]pp. plus frontis; [16],226,[2]pp. plus frontis. Octavo. Three works, bound up together in contemporary paneled calf with gilt label, side panels decorated in blind. Early ink ownership signature on endsheet, bookplate, small Cathedral Library stamp on verso of title and vestiges of shelf label on spine, pencil authorship attribution on each title, some occasional foxing, shallow loss at crown of spine and two small patches of surface loss on lower board, but otherwise a very good copy. Item #WRCLIT65584

An appropriate nonce collection of modestly late Oxford printings of three of the primary works attributed to Allestree, with the preliminary imprimatur leaves for the first and third work bound in. ESTC T104736 & R3383 &R3557. WING A1094 & A1155.

Price: $350.00