Precepts, or, directions for the well ordering and carriage of a mans life, through the whole course thereof: left by William, Lord Burghly, to his sonne, at his death, who was sometimes Lord Treasurer of this kingdome. Also some other precepts and advertiseme[n]ts added, which sometimes was the iewell and delight of the right Honourable Lord and father to his country Francis, Earl of Bedford, deceased. In two bookes.

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Main Author: Burghley, William Cecil, Baron, 1520-1598.
Other Authors: Augustine, of Hippo, Saint, 354-430., Cyprian, Saint, Bishop of Carthage.
Associated Names: Harper, Thomas (Printer), Jones, Thomas (Bookseller)
Uniform Title:Certaine precepts
De duodecim abusivis saeculi. English.
Format: Book
Published: London : Printed [by Thomas Harper] for Thomas Iones, and are to be sold at his shop in the Strand, neare Yorke House, 1637.
Physical Description:[16], 62, [4], 63-138, [2] p., [1] leaf of plates : frontis. port. ; 13 cm (8vo)
Place of Publication:
England -- London.
Bibliographical reference number:
General note:"A glasse wherein those enormities and foule abuses may most evidently bee seen, which are the destruction and overthrow of every Christian common-wealth", a translation of "De duodecim abusivis saeculi", sometimes attributed to St. Augustine and to St. Cyprian, has separate dated title page; reprinted from STC 84.5.
An expanded version of: Certaine precepts.
In two parts; pagination and register are continuous.
Printer's name from STC.
The first leaf and the last leaf are blank.
Citation / References note:ESTC, S107946
STC (2nd ed.), 4900
Immediate source of acquisition note:
Donation; Jenkinson, Mrs 00.00.1923.
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