The works of the learned and pious author of The whole duty of man [microform].
- Allestree, Richard, 1619-1681
- Printed at the Theater in Oxford, and in London : By Roger Norton, for George Pawlett ..., 1687-1695.
- The second impression.
- Physical Description:
- 2 volumes
- Additional Creators:
- Fell, John, 1625-1686, Sterne, Richard, 1596?-1683, and Pakington, Dorothy Coventry, Lady, -1679
- Pt. 1. The whole duty of man (1684). The causes of the decay of Christian piety (1683). The gentleman's calling (1683) -- Pt. 2. The ladies calling. The government of the tongue. The art of contentment. The lively oracles given to us.
- Title vignette (Sheldonian Theatre).
The title page for The whole duty of man precedes the title page of The works.
Authorship of The whole duty of man is attributed to Richard Allestree. Cf. Halkett & Laing (2nd ed.).
Also attributed to Richard Sterne, Lady Dorothy Pakington, and numerous others. Cf. BM.
Pt. 2 imprint: Printed at the Theater in Oxford and are to be sold by Edward Paulet, 1695.
An edition ascribed to John Fell, Bishop of Oxford, of anonymous works all published separately between 1658 and 1678. The three forming the first part have special title pages; those in "The second part" have half-titles only. The editor calls them "the genuine and only writings of our author" and mentions a number of spurious ones recently published. For a discussion of the authorship, now usually ascribed to Allestree, Cf. Doble, C.E. Academy, Nov. 1882, p. 348, 364, 382; The Bibliographer, London, v. 2, p. 73, 94, 164; Notes and queries, ser. 5, 11, and 12.
- Other Forms:
- Available electronically as part of Early English books online.
- Reproduction Note:
- Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University Microfilms, 1961. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 5:1)
- Reviewed/Cited In:
- Wing, D.G. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700, A1083
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