The Whole Duty of Man 1771 Christian morality tract rare leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 18th Century Books, Leather Books, Morality, moral instruction, Christianity, Religion).
The Whole Duty of Man, Laid Down in a Plain and Familiar War, for the Use of All but Especially for the Meanest Reader.
Published 1771, London by John Beecroft.
465 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis and half title. Wonderful 18th century engraved bookplate to front pastedown (Gift of Henry Hoare).
Period full leather binding, raised bands and gilt bands. Front and rear covers detached. Text block remains clean, tight, and sound, split down middle into two parts. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting.
Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina.
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Book Measures c. 8 1/2" H x 5 1/4" W.