A Treatise of the Passions and Faculties of the Soul of Man.

Reynolds (Edward)

A Treatise of the Passions and Faculties of the Soul of Man.

With the several Dignities and Corruptions thereunto belonging.

Description: KATHERINE BLOUNT'S COPY, with her inscription 'Given me by Sr. Thomas = Pope Blount, July ye 10th, 1696' on the front free endpaper and another inscription on the verso of the same leaf 'Omne sulit punctum qui miscuit utile Dulci', title within double ruled borders and lightly soiled, occasional damp-staining, pp. [18], 553, small 4to, contemporary sheep, flat spine, later red morocco label with gilt lettering, worn at head and upper joint with tear at foot, cracked but still strong, good

Publication Details: For Robert Bostock. 1656

Notes: The author of this treatise, which was first published in 1640 was known as one of the leading moderates of the time. He was also Bishop of Norwich and had close connections with Oxford, having matriculated at Merton. In August 1646 Reynolds was one of the preachers sent to Oxford by parliament to prepare the way for reform of the university, and in May 1647 he was appointed one of the visitors to the university. On 12 April 1648 he was made DD, vice-chancellor, and dean of Christ Church. The work is inscribed as having been given by Sir Thomas Pope Blount, First Baronet, writer and politician...more

Bibliography: (Wing R1297; ESTC R234710)

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Subject: Theology

Published Date: 1656

Stock Number: 58976

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