Robert Boyle against Swearing and Cursing.

Robert Boyle against Swearing and Cursing.
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BOYLE, Robert. A Free Discourse against Customary Swearing and a Dissuasive from CURSING. London. Published by John Williams D.D. Printed by R.R. for Thomas Cockerill, Senr. and Junr, at the Three Legs in the Poultrey, over- against Stocks-Market. 1695. First edition. Collates thus:  portrait frontispiece of Robert Boyle, printed title with imprimatur on verso, The Epistle Dedicatory , The publisher to the Reader, pp131, Title to A Dissuasive from Cursing, pp30, one leaf of contents, one leaf of advertisements for books printed and sold by Thomas Cockerill. The book has been completely rebound ( not rebacked)  in new aged leather, the original boards reused, with the original endpapers, label and leather covers to the boards retained. Labels for the Selbourne library tipped in with ms shelf numbers in early pen. Complete. Internally in Very Good condition , with occasional minor pen marginal marking. A pleasing copy.

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