Sammelband with works by Richard Baxter, John Cotton, and others (1647-1657)

Sammelband containing the following three ecclesiastical works “and others, in the same vol.”

  1. Baxter, Richard. Richard Baxter’s account of his present thoughts concerning the controversies about the perseverance of the saints (London, 1657) ESTC R207773.
  2. Baxter, Richard. Christian concord, or, The agreement of the Associated Pastors and Churches of Worcestershire (London, 1653) ESTC R2012.
  3. Cotton, John. Singing of Psalmes a Gospel-ordinance, or, A treatise, wherein are handled these foure particulars : 1. Touching the duty it selfe, 2. Touching the matter to be sung, 3. Touching the singers, 4. Touching the manner of singing (London, 1647) ESTC R201424.

Sotheby’s 1856 lot 220.

Unlocated. It is possible that this text belonged to one of Wolfreston’s sons, Stanford or Francis Wolferstan, given their keener interests in matters ecclesiastical.

Shakespeare – The Tragoedy of Othello, the Moore of Venice (1655)

Shakespeare, William. The tragoedy of Othello, the Moore of Venice : as it hath beene divers times acted at the Globe, and at the Black-Friers, by his Majesties Servants (London : Printed for William Leak at the Crown in Fleetstreet, between the two Temple Gates, 1655)

Sotheby’s 1856 lot 357. ESTC R17082.

Penn Libraries, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center, Furness EC Sh155.622oc. Located by Paul Morgan. An image of the book may be seen here.

Shakespeare – His True Chronicle History of the Life and Death of King Lear, and His Three Daughters (1655)

Shakespeare, William. M. William Shake-speare, his true chronicle history of the life and death of King Lear, and his three daughters : with the unfortunat life of Edgar, sonne and heire to the Earle of Glocester, and his sullen assumed humour of Tom of Bedlam. As it was plaid before the Kings Maiesty at Whit-Hall, upon S. Stephens night, in Christmas hollldaies [sic] : by his Maiesties Servants, playing vsually at the Globe on the Bank-side (London : Printed by Jane Bell, and are to be sold at the east-end of Christ-Church, 1655)

Sotheby’s 1856 lot 356. ESTC R17679.

British Library C.34.k.54. Located by Paul Morgan.