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LEIGHTON, Robert. D.D. Archbishop of Glasgow.
Rules and Instructions for a Holy Life.

pp. 60, (ii) Advertisement. Additional wood-engraved title-page by O[RLANDO]. JEWITT. Original silk-covered boards now worn with bare patches, new spine, all edges gilt, ink inscription 'Mary Hoult the Gift of her Uncle Charles 29 Sep.1847', a very nice copy.

*ESTC : ROBERT LEIGHTON [1611-1684] - Rules and instructions for a Holy life. Glasgow : printed and sold by R. & A. Foulis, 1751. ALSO Rules and instructions for a holy life. Edinburgh : printed in the year 1783, both 12mo. PLUS many other editions. COPAC records a copy of this miniature edition in the Bodleian, Oxford, and Cambridge, only. SEE Welsh, D. V. Miniature books no. 4344 and Bondy, L. W. Miniature Books, pp. 129-130 - 'A miniature volume of outstanding quality is Rules and Instructions .... It was first published by Hamilton, Adams and Co., London, 1833, has 60 pages, a wood-engraved half-title by O. Jewitt, and measures 2½ by 1 3/8 inches. It is excellently printed by T. Combe and Company in Leicester and was bound in green or blue watered silk with gilt edges. Other editions we have seen are dated 1835 and 1838.'

Hamilton, Adams, and Co. London. Printed by T. Combe, Leicester.

Date Published: 1835. MINIATURE 62mm.

Stock No. 62639

Price: 250.00