Two books by Richard Bernard (1568-1641), a prolific writer who was rector at Batcombe, Somerset. A moderate Puritan, Bernard advocated a joyful approach to life, instead of the more serious and pious disposition advocated by most.
Publisher: Imprinted by Felix Kingston; Andrew Crooke
Date Published: n/a
Place Published: London
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: 1644; 1642. Unpaginated; 176 p. 28 cm. Full leather with blank impressing. Repaired joints and corners with new spine label. Remains of bookplate on front pastedown. Tear to a front endpaper. Spots on AFF, SEL-SER, TAB. Repair to page 20. Chipped edge and ink notes on page 34 and stained edge to 36. Small worm holes in margins of rear section. Damp stains to pages 141 onwards. Ink signature on rear pastedown.