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book #80246
Woodward, Josiah
An Account of the Societies for Reformation of Manners . . . to Persons of all Ranks, to Be Zealous and Diligent in Promoting the Execution of the Laws against Prophaneness and Debauchery [etc.] [with the Abstract of the Penal Laws]. Wing W3512; ESTC R31843
Printed for B. Aylmar, at the Three Pigeons in Cornhill [etc.], London, 1699.
First edition of the highly popular work of Woodward, the first historian of the Society for the Reformation of Manners, confirming his reputation as seeking society's moral reformation, with his writings to be reprinted throughout the 18th century
?Contemporary gilt panelled mottled calf, the joints just cracking but very firm, marbled pastedowns and endpapers, very pretty; the Taussig copy
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$ 450.00
Religion, legal reform

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