The Rule and Exercises of Holy Living; and The Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying (Two Volumes)

By: Taylor, Jer. [Jeremy]. Edited by Thomas Thirlwall

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London: Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, 1808. Uniformly set of two separately published books. Holy Living was originally published in 1650; this copy is of the twenty-eight edition and published in 1810. Holy Dying was first published in 1651; this copy is of the twenty-seventh edition and published in 1808. Each volume contains the crown bookplate of Harriot, Duchess of St. Albans, Stratton Street Library, on the front pastedown, with the armorial bookplate of Sidney A. Kirkman tipped onto the front free endpaper. Holy Living also has a short biography of the Duchess, also known as Harriet Mellon, tipped onto the front free endpaper. Apparently, the Duchess was an English actress of Irish descent, with the stage name of Lydia Languish. Her title was obtained through her second marriage, to the ninth Duke of St. Albans. Full calf with red spine labels. Holy Living: xx,378p., [ii], front cover detached, with some wear to the extremeties; otherwise a very clean copy with effectively no foxing, and no noted chips, tears or markings. Holy Dying: xv, [v], 438p., [ii], very similar condition except that it appears that the front cover may have been expertly reattached at some point in its existence. A clean and attractive set.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo (20.75 cm x 13.5 cm).

Title: The Rule and Exercises of Holy Living; and The Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying (Two Volumes)

Author Name: Taylor, Jer. [Jeremy]. Edited by Thomas Thirlwall

Categories: Philosophy, Theology, Religion, Spirituality,

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme: 1808

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 000385

Keywords: CHRISTIAN HISTORY HOLY LIVING DYING HARRIOD DUCHESS ST. ALBANS