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Grace abounding to the chief of sinners: or, A brief and faithful relation of the exceeding mercy of God in Christ to his poor servant John Bunyan. Namely, in his taking of him out of the dunghill, and converting of him to the faith of his blessed son, Jesus Christ. Here i also particularly shewed, what sight of, and what trouble he had for sin; and also, what various temptations he hath met with, and how God hath carried him through them. Corrected, and much enlarged now by the author, for the benefit of the tempted and dejected Christian.
London : printed for Nath. Ponder, at the Pea-cock in the Poultry, over against the Stocks-Market, 1688. 12mo. 15cm x 9cm. The sixth edition. Complete except a page of adverts at the end. [12],173,[5]pp Portrait of Bunyan facing title page. Full worn and rubbed original leather. Text pages are in good condition with minor marks, a well read copy. The margins are original with no shaving of the text. A respectable copy of a C17th Bunyan in a contemporary binding. This is an uncommon edition with 7 holdings in UK and only 2 in US according to ESTC. There is only 1 auction record for a C17th edition of this title in the last 40 years. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Stephen Butler Rare Books & Manuscripts [Milton Keynes, United Kingdom]
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