The New Whole Duty of Man, containing The Faith as well as Practice of a Christian: Made easy for the Practice of the Present Age, as the old Whole Duty of Man was design'd for those unhappy Times in which it was written: and Supplying the Articles of the Christian Faith, which are wanting in that Book though essentially necessary to Salvation. Necessary to all Families and authorized by the King's most Excellent Majesty. With Devotions proper for several Occasions. Also a Help in Reading the Scriptures. Richard ALLESTREE, William Bent.
The New Whole Duty of Man, containing The Faith as well as Practice of a Christian: Made easy for the Practice of the Present Age, as the old Whole Duty of Man was design'd for those unhappy Times in which it was written: and Supplying the Articles of the Christian Faith, which are wanting in that Book though essentially necessary to Salvation. Necessary to all Families and authorized by the King's most Excellent Majesty. With Devotions proper for several Occasions. Also a Help in Reading the Scriptures.

The New Whole Duty of Man, containing The Faith as well as Practice of a Christian: Made easy for the Practice of the Present Age, as the old Whole Duty of Man was design'd for those unhappy Times in which it was written: and Supplying the Articles of the Christian Faith, which are wanting in that Book though essentially necessary to Salvation. Necessary to all Families and authorized by the King's most Excellent Majesty. With Devotions proper for several Occasions. Also a Help in Reading the Scriptures.

London. Printed for W. Bent. [1838]. Hardcover. 8vo, 22cm, x,542p., engraved frontis, index, in full crimson morocco, blind ruled raised bands, gilt spine title, a.e.g., some wear on the edges else a near fine sound copy (ds1). ~ A reworking by London bookseller, William Bent, of Richard Allestree's original "The Whole Duty of Man" first published around 1658. Richard Allestree (1619 1681), an ardent Royalist during the English Civil War, was appointed chaplain to King Charles II in 1663. In his preface, Bent states: "The Old Whole Duty of Man" was first published under the occupation of Oliver Cromwell, who had subverted the constitution both in church and state." Item #35189

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