A Paraphrase and Notes on the Epistles of St. Paul.

[Locke (John)]

A Paraphrase and Notes on the Epistles of St. Paul.

To the Glatians, I & II Corinthians, Romans, Ephesians. To which is Prefix'd, An Essay for the Understanding of St. Paul's Epistles, by Consulting St. Paul Himself.

Description: [iv, advertisement before title], xxiv, 47, 108, 158, [2, ads],142, [2, ads], 60, 4to, contemporary panelled calf, spine defective around middle, top and tail repaired, a bit worn, 2 18th-century ownership inscriptions on the front free end-paper, and a 20th-century one (in biro)

Publication Details: Printed by J. H. for Awnsham and John Churchill, 1707

Notes: First collective edition, in the 'ideal and most usual' (Yolton) order. Published anonymously, the Advertisement rather gives the game away. 'The last four years of Locke's life were spent quietly at Oates, his visits to London becoming less frequent and very much briefer than before. He published nothing after the fourth edition of the Essay, though he continued to note down minor improvements, incorporated into the posthumous fifth edition (1706). When his health allowed he worked steadily on his last major project, Paraphrases and Notes on the Epistles of St Paul. His intention was to publi...more

Bibliography: (Yolton 287)

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Subject: Theology

Published Date: 1707

Stock Number: 66124

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