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A serious enquiry for a suitable return, for continued life, in and after a time of . . . plague
London: R.I. for J. Johnson..., 1666. 1st edition. Doolittle, Thomas (1632-1707). A serious enquiry for a suitable return, for continued life, in and after a time of great mortality, by a wasting plague. . . . 8vo. [16] 291 [1]pp. London: R. I. for J. Johnson . . . , 1666. 171 x 107 mm. Panelled calf c. 1666, rubbed, rebacked & corners repaired. Light browning, 1 or 2 small tears affecting headlines, but very good. First Edition. Doolittle, a nonconformist minister, was so eager to preach after the devastation of London by the great plague and fire of 1665-66 that he set up his church, against the law, over the ruins of churches destroyed in the conflagration. His exhortations on the moral and theological lessons to be learned from these disastrous events were published in the present work. DNB. Wellcome II, p. 480. Wing D-1895.
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