Good and Seasonable Advice to the Male-Contents in England.

(Tracts.)

Good and Seasonable Advice to the Male-Contents in England.

Shewing, that it is neither the duty, nor the interest of the people of England to re-call the late King. Licensed, June 28th. 1689.

Description: folded along fore- and lower edges so as to fit the volume, short tears in fore-margin from a previous folding, entering text but without loss, pp. 4, [Bound with:] Dryden (John) The Medall. A Satyre against Sedition. Printed for Jacob Tonson, 1682, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, lightly browned, first and last leaves dusty, pp. [xii], 20, 4to, bound with 10 other tracts in contemporary, or nearly, panelled calf, from the Macclesfield Library with North Library book-plate, but no blindstamps, very good

Publication Details: [Colophon:] Printed, and are to be sold by Randal Taylor, 1689

Notes: A handsome volume of tracts, all but one from the years 1689-91, on politico-religious (anti-Catholic) topics. 'Good and Seasonable Advice' is rare, BL and Huntington only in ESTC. The writer describes himself as 'a passionate Lover both of Monarchy and the Church of England.' He appeals for an end to religious bickering amongst Protestants, since that only opens the way to the reimpostion of 'Popery.' The exception to the above categories is the first edition, first issue, of Dryden's The Medall. ESTC, although describing (and discussing at relative length) the variations, does not separate t...more

Bibliography: (ESTC R2519; ESTC R17608, Macdonald 13ai)

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Price: £1,750

Subject: Literature

Published Date: 1689

Stock Number: 49161

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