Instructions for a right comforting afflicted consciences: with speciall antidotes against some grievous temptations delivered for the most part in the lecture at Kettering in Northamptonshire by Robert Bolton ...

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Author

Robert Bolton

Title

Instructions for a right comforting afflicted consciences: with speciall antidotes against some grievous temptations delivered for the most part in the lecture at Kettering in Northamptonshire by Robert Bolton ...

Date

1635

Place

London

Publisher

Printed by T.H. for Thomas Weaver
Printed by T[homas]H[arper] for Thomas Weaver.

Language

English
Latin
Greek
Hebrew

Edition

The second editions, divided into chapters, with a table of contents annexed.

Note

INDEX:
The second editions, divided into chapters, with a table of contents annexed.

FORMAT:
[30], 68, [3], 68-240, 239-595, [7] p. ; 19 cm. (4to)

CONDITION:
VUL copy lacks p. 87-88, 351-382, 511-526, and last [6] p.

NOTE:
STC lists 10 copies. ESTC lists 21 copies. Printer's name from STC. First leaf blank. Three pages after p. 68 are 65, 66, 76.

Printed by Thomas Harper.

COLLATION:
(4to) [32] 1-240, 239-595, [7] p. P.2 misnumbered "14", p. 3 misnumbered "15", p. 67 misnumbered "76". "The three pages after p. 68 are numbered: 65, 66, 76" (EEBO). [par.]1-[par.]2, 2R1-2R2, [par.]3-[par.]8, A-2P8 2Q3 ($4);
Boards measure: 18.9 x 14.9 cm.
Leaves measure 18.2 x 14.8 cm.

TYPE:
Roman; Italic

DEDICATIONS:
Various; individual dedications precede each play or set of poems; various dedicatory sonnets at the opening.

TABLES AND INDEXES:
Catalogue of volume contents on A3.

ILLUSTRATIONS:
Head and tail pieces; ornamented initials etc.

PRINTED MARGINALIA:
Moderate to heavy.

WATERMARK:
Jester

BINDING:
Early pasteboards with remnants of calf sewn to later green cloth spine. Tied. Four early thong supports found on inner boards, one of which (see backboard) is still attached to spine. Sewing threads in blue and white still present. A good example of the support structures of an early bound copy. Some signs of reddening to foreedges.

PROVENANCE:
CRRS bookplate on inside front board. Victoria University book label found beneath CRRS bookplate. Inscription on first fly in blue pen reads "Placed by Rev. J. Elwood Mitchell. 294 Warden Ave. Scarborough Ont.

HANDWRITTEN NOTES:
Final fly has a short note in black ink in an early secretary.

IMPRINT:
London : Printed by T.H. for Thomas Weaver, 1635.

CITATION/REFERENCE:
STC (2nd ed.) 3239

Library Catalog

https://crrs.ca/rare_books/crrs-rare-book-retrieval-requests/

Num Pages

636

Call Number

BJ1278 .C66 B64 1635

Item Type

Book

Collection

Citation

Robert Bolton, “Instructions for a right comforting afflicted consciences: with speciall antidotes against some grievous temptations delivered for the most part in the lecture at Kettering in Northamptonshire by Robert Bolton ...,” Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies (CRRS) Rare Book Collection, accessed November 28, 2022, https://crrs.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/8781.

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