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Henry Spelman
Tithes Too Hot to be Touched by Henry; Civil War Era England
London: 1646. Very Good. Spelman, Sr. Henry Knight and OthersTithes too hot to be Touched. Certain Treatises, wherein is shewen that Tithes are Due. By the law of Nature, Scripture, Nations, therefore neither Jewish, Popish, or Inconvenient. With an Alphabeticall Table. London. Published by Printed for Philomen Stephens, at the gilded Lion in Pauls Church-Yard, [1646]. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. A Good copy of the first edition, first printing, of this Seventeenth-Century publication of Pro-Tithing Pamphlets, bound in full leather. [The front board and the first two leaves are detached and the leaves show varied wear and varied toning, with the toning heaviest in the last quarter of the volume.] The book presents multiple Treatises on Tithes. Generally referred to as Spelman's work, other authors are included. A Rare title; on WorldCat we have found only a few of what appear to be copies of the original book. All other copies are microfilm or other formats. Contents listed on verso of title leaf are: "The Larger book of Tithes"; "An Apologie of the Treatise, De non temerandis Ecclesiis"; "An Epistle to Mr. Richard Carew concerning Tithes"; "A Treatise of Impropriations by St. Francis Bigot, Knight of Yorkshire"; "An Epistle to the Church of Scotland, prefixed to the second edition of the first Treatise printed at Edenburgh"; and "A resolution of a doubt touching the alienation of Tithes". The "Tithes Controversy" (should they, or should they not, be paid) was a hot-button issue with a vibrant life that contributed to the polarization of Civil War Era England … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Allington Books (boo_antho) [Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States]
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