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MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE AND WRITINGS
Whiston, William.

MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE AND WRITINGS

of ... Containing Memoirs of several of the Friends also. Written by himself. To which are added, his Lectures On the late remarkable Meteors and Earthquakes, And on the Future Restoration of the Jews. Also The Liturgy of the Church of England Reduced nearer to the primitive Standard. London: Printed for the Author, and sold by Mr Whiston ... Printed for J. Whiston and B. White ... 1749-53.
Vol. 1. 1st Ed. (in two parts) Vol. 2. 2nd Ed. 662pp. + [22] + 40pp. + 16pp. + T.p. + 248pp. + [i] + t.p. + [104]pp. Folding plate ‘A scheme of the seven heavens’, dec. devices and initial letters. Blind ownership stamp of D. Wyndham Smith to several preliminary leaves of vol. 1., browning, armorial bookplate partially erased from pastedown of vol. 1., accession label to pastedown of vol.1., Signet Lib. bookplate to pastedown of vol. 2., individually bound in early calf, Signet lib. gilt stamps to boards of vol. 1., some discolouring and loss to edges, rebacked in modern calf, gilt lettered labels to spines. Scarce. Volume 1 ESTC T142030 ‘Part II includes: ’Mr. Whiston’s account of the exact time when miraculous gifts ceas’d in the church’ [dated 1749] , and ’A sermon preached at the Cathedral Church of Salisbury, October the 6th, 1745’, by Thomas Sherlock, Bishop of London [dated 1746]; each with separate titlepage, pagination and register.-’ Volume 2 ESTC T145654; ’The liturgy of the Church of England’, second edition, corrected; unpaginated, but with separate titlepage and register.
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