Item #36247 A Defence of Mr. M.H.'s [Matthew Henry] Brief ENQUIRY into the Nature of Schism and the Vindication of it. With Reflections Upon a Pamphlet called The Review, etc. An a Brief Historical Account of Nonconformity from the Reformation to this Present Time. William TONG.

A Defence of Mr. M.H.'s [Matthew Henry] Brief ENQUIRY into the Nature of Schism and the Vindication of it. With Reflections Upon a Pamphlet called The Review, etc. An a Brief Historical Account of Nonconformity from the Reformation to this Present Time.

London. Printed for T.S. for Tho. Parkhurst. 1693. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to, 20x 15.5cm, trimmed, first (only) edition, (x),160p., in later 19th full untitled sheep, boards damp stained and loose, french marbled endpapers, title page dust stained and damp stained along the bottom margin, first and last leaves toned, internally good to very good, rare. (ds1) ~ S.T.C. III-1874. Presbyterian minister, William Tong (1662-1727) supports his colleague, Matthew Henry (1662-1714) against criticism of the Nonconformists; Protestant Dissenters not conforming to the ceremonies and doctrines of the Church of England ". our silent disregard of the Abuses put upon us, will be made (by Innuendo's) a Confession of Guilt, and will harden and encourage our Adversaries against us." Item #36247

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