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Leslie, Henry

A speech, delivered at the visitation of Downe and Conner, held in Lisnegarvy the 26th of September, 1638. Wherein, for the convincing of the nonconformists, there is a full confutation of the covenant lately sworne and subscribed by many in Scotland. [bound with another, as below]

      London: Pr. by John Raworth, for George Thomason & Octavian Pullen, 1639. Small 4to. [1] f., 20 [i.e., 38] pp. [also bound in] Church of Scotland. General Assembly. An act published by the General Assembly of Scotland, being a forme of examination at the speciall desire of the Kirke; by them thought to be so needfull, that every pastor exhort his flocke to buy the said booke, and reade the same in their families; whereby they may be better instructed.... [London]: First printed at Edinburgh by R.W. And now reprinted at London by B. Alsop, and are to be sold by Henry Walker, 1641. Small 4to. [4] ff. Leslie (1580–1661) was the bishop of Down and Connor. The book of concern in the second publication was in fact the Act of the General Assembly, which was in essence a catechism. This second publication is very scarce. I: STC (2nd ed.) 15496; ESTC S108505. II: Wing (rev. ed.) C4196B; ESTC R29653. 20th-century cloth; all margins chipped. Lower margin of second work closely cropped with loss of one line of text and cutting into imprint, and also into one catchword. Age-toning.

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