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The Liberty of the Spirit and of the Flesh Distinguished: In An Address to Those Captives in Spirit Among the People Called Quakers, Who Are Commonly Called Libertines. By John Rutty, An Unworthy Member of that Community
Printed: Philadelphia, Reprinted B. Franklin and D Hall, {Philadelphia] Dublin 1759 - 8vo. 64pp. Bound in modern leather with leather title block pasted down on front cover. Right front end sheet and rear end sheet added. Pages are in very good condition.First American Edition. Evans 8486; Miller 719. Hildeburn 1642. "First Published in 1756. Late in 1759 the Society of Friends in Philadelphia ordered the publication of this piece in an edition of 4000 copies" [Miller]. An Irish Quaker and Dublin physician, Rutty wrote books on Ireland, religion, and natural history. "Rutty, an orthodox Quaker, the historian of Irish Quakerism, deprecated the worldliness of his co-religionists, and their contemporary neglect of the Holy Bible, and the historical facts of revelation." - Richard S. Harrison, Dr. John Rutty of Dublin: A Quaker Polymath in the Enlightenment [2011]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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