Both boards held by cords, text block generally quite firm, pages browned, minor odd spot or stain, engravings of King David and Ezekiel both present as is the woodcut after Hollar of Old St. Paul's on fire on the title page.
The author of Causes, a dangerous polemical religious text, is not directly ascribed. Among those said to have written it include John Fell, Richard Sterne, Lady Pakington (Dorothy Coventry), Humphrey Henchman, and, more probably, Richard Allestree, sometime Rector of Eton and a Royalist, from which point this text examines the issues. The alternative title is An Impartial Survey of the Ruines of Christian Religion, Undermined by Unchristian Practice. Written in 1658. A short work, Private Devotions, completes the book.
Author 'Written by the author of The Whole Duty of Man'
Binding Worn leather binding, original boards with spine relai
Publisher Printed by Richard Norton for Robert Pawlett at the Sign of the Bible in Chancery Lane near Fleetstreet
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