The Ax Laid to the Root of Christian Priest Craft. [In Four Discourses]. By a Layman. Discourse I. On the Importance of Truth, and the Origin of Church Grandeur. Discourse II. On the Craft of Tythes. Discourse III. On the Usurpation of Church Power. Discourse IV. On the Means taken by Priests to fix their Yoke.

London. Printed for T. Cooper. 1742. Hardcover. 12mo, 18.5cm, viii,48,51,64,63pp., 4 title pages, head & tail decorations, errata slip tipped in, in 19th century half calf, brown cloth boards, gilt and blind rules on the spine, dark red morocco label, corners & spine edges rubbed, some pealing, first title page dust worn, a very good sound copy (ds1). ~ A Methodist layman attempts "A Sort of Common Sense Divinity, which, by the Advantage of a Stile and manner, perhaps not always to be found in Essays of this Nature, may prove almost agreeable to the Public, as Common Sense Politics." Item #32859

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