Sammelband of Eight Anti-Catholic Tracts Printed in England during the Restoration between 1679-1687


A collection of anti-Catholic and pro-Church of England tracts printed during the Restoration, at the end of Charles II's reign and beginning of James II. Bound together and cased in new dark blue buckram by the Law Society. Contents are: The Legacy of the Right Reverend Father in God, Herbert Lord Bishop of Hereford: to his Diocess. Or, A Short Determination of all Controversies We have with the Papists, by [Herbert Croft], London: Charles Harper, 1679. [viii], 126 pp. An Answer to the Bishop of Condom (Now of Meaux) His Exposition ofh the Catholick Faith, etc. by [John Gilbert], London: R. Kettlewel and R. Wells, 1686. [iv], 128, [iv] pp. A Defence of the Exposition of the Doctrine of the Church of England, Against the Exceptions of Monsier de Meaux, etc., by [William Wake]. London: Richard Chiswell, 1686. [ii] xxiv, [ii]. 166, [ii] pp. A Pastoral Letter from the Lord Bishop of Meaux to the New Catholics of His Diocess, etc. by [James Benigne]. London: Henry Hills, 1686. 126 pp. A Vindication of the Bishop of Condom's Exposition of the Doctrine of the Catholic Church, etc. by [Joseph Johnstone] , London: Henry Hills, 1686. 222 (i.e., 122), [iv] (with an old stain at the top corner and some thinning at the last few leaves of the one). A Discourse of the Communion in One Kind: in Answer to a Treatise, etc. by [William Payne]. London: Brabazon Aylmer, 1687. [iv],138 pp. A Reply to the Defence of the Exposition of the Doctrin of the Church of England.,etc. by [Joseph Johnstone]. London: Henry Hills, 1687. [xxvi],190, [xii] pp. The Peoples Right to read the Holy Scripture Asserted, etc. by [Nicholas Stratford] London: Richard Chiswell, 1687 [iv], 88 pp. The tracts have been inserted whole but without their covers or blanks. Some are closely trimmed. Occasional marks and a few dark marks in the text but in general clean. Opening original blank has a list of some of the tracts in a very spidery copperplate hand. A bit of browning to the page edges. Binding is sturdy. A nice collection of first edition tracts responding to the Bishop of Meaux, Bossuet, etc.and thundering against Popery. Heavy for shipping; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

Title: Sammelband of Eight Anti-Catholic Tracts Printed in England during the Restoration between 1679-1687

Author Name: Croft, Herbert; Gilbert, John; Wake, William; Benigne, James; Johnstone, Joseph; Payne, William; Stratford, Nicholas;

Categories: Religion -- Anglican/Episcopal, Religion - Church History, History:United Kingdom,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, 1679

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 8660

Keywords: Anglicanism Anti-Bossuet Anti-Catholic Papists Religious Tracts,