The Works of the Rev. Philip Skelton. Volume the Fifth. Containing 1. Several Essays, Never Before Published. 2. Juvenilia: Consisting of Truth in a Mask, &c. &c.

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The Works of the Rev. Philip Skelton. Volume the Fifth. Containing 1. Several Essays, Never Before Published. 2. Juvenilia: Consisting of Truth in a Mask, &c. &c.

SKELTON, Rev. Philip

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The contents include, "A Vindication of the Right Reverend The Lord Bishop of Winchester, Against the Malicious Aspersions…etc.]," "Some Proposals for the Revival of Christianity," "A Dissertation on the Constitution and Effects of a Petty Jury," "The Necessity of Tillage and Granaries," "A Dream. In the Year 1770," and, "Hylema," among other essays. Philip Skelton (1707-1789) was an Irish clergy man and religious controversialist, highly regarded in his day. "His sermons are warmly commended by John Wesley and others…" - Allibone.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Printed for the Benefit of the Magdalen Asylum and Published by William Watson
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1770
  • Place Published: Dublin
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    Volume 5 only. (x), 613, (11) p. Errata leaf at rear for the five volumes, as well as a seven-page list of Subscribers' Names. Full brown calf. Corners worn. Chips in spine leather. Mild foxing. The title page has the signature of Rev Rob. Nixon (of) Killalla, 1796, and there is his "annotated" armorial bookplate pasted inside the front cover.

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