Sammelband with works by John Downame, John Keltridge, and others (1578-1653)

Sammelband containing the following four ecclesiastical works and “others in the same volume.”

  1. Stereōma: the establishment, or, A discourse tending to the setling of the minds of men, about some of the chiefe controversies of the present times (London, 1654 [i.e. 1653) ESTC R207199.
  2. Downame, John. The plea of the poore, or, A treatise of beneficence and almes-deeds : teaching how these Christian duties are rightly to be performed, and perswading to the frequent doing of them (London, 1616) ESTC S110224.
  3. A replye answering a defence of the sermon, preached at the consecration of the bishop of Bathe and Welles, by George Downame, Doctor of Divinitye : in defence of an answere to the foresayd sermon imprinted anno 1609 (Amsterdam, 1614 [i.e. 1613]) ESTC S113712.
  4. Keltridge, John. The exposition, and readynges of Iohn Keltridge, Mayster of the Artes … vpon the wordes of our Sauiour Christe, that bée written in the xi. of Luke (London, 1578) ESTC S107990.

Sotheby’s 1856 lot 212.

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.

Sammelband with works by George Smith, Richard Baxter, and others (1640-1666)

Sammelband containing the following four ecclesiastical works and “others in the vol.”

  1. Smith, George. Englands pressures, or, The peoples complaint, humbly related, for information and for satisfaction of the grounds and causes thereof, and communicated to the inhabitants of England, in the severall cities and counties of the kingdome : also, a short reprehension to factious, seditious sinners, with a Christian exhortation to reformation, to brotherly unitie and concord, and conscionable performance of covenant, by assurance of Gods blessing, a glorious deliverance, with establishment of truth and peace to the three kingdomes (London, 1645) ESTC R200196.
  2. Englands complaint to Iesus Christ, against the bishops canons. of the late sinfull synod, a seditious conuenticle, a packe of hypocriets [sic], a sworne confederacy, a traiterous conspiracy (Amsterdam, 1640) ESTC S101178.
  3. Common-prayer-book devotions, episcopal delusions, or, The second death of the service-book : wherein, the unlawfulness (with advantage) of the imposition of liturgies, or stinted forms of prayer, or of the worship of God (and more especially of the English service-book) is clearly and plainly demonstrated from the Scriptures, and grounds in reason, with answers to the arguments and pleas insisted on, in defence of the said impositions (London, 1666) ESTC R35602.
  4. Baxter, Richard. A petition for peace, with the reformation of the liturgy : as it was presented to the right reverend bishops, by the divines appointed by His Majesties commission to treat with them about the alteration of it (London, 1661) ESTC R39870, R210511, R208574, R235161, or R172651.

Sotheby’s 1856 lot 365.

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.

Sammelband with works by William James, Nathaniel Shute, and others (1590-1641)

Sammelband containing the following five ecclesiastical works and “others by Sclater, Cawdray, Bray, &c.”

  1. James, William. A sermon preached at Paules Crosse the IX. of Nouember, 1589 (London, 1590) ESTC S122045.
  2. Bernard, Nicholas. The penitent death of a woefull sinner, or, The penitent death of John Atherton executed at Dublin the 5 of December 1640 : with some annotations upon severall passages in it (London, 1641) ESTC R2358.
  3. Shute, Nathaniel. Corona charitatis = The crowne of charitie : a sermon preacht in Mercers Chappell, May 10 1625 at the solemne funerals of his euer-renowmed friend, of precious memory, the mirroir of charitie, Mr. Richard Fishburne, merchant, and now consecrated as an anniuersary to his fame (London, 1626) ESTC S117282.
  4. Williams, John. Great Britains Salomon : a sermon preached at the magnificent funerall, of the most high and mighty king, Iames, the late King of Great Britaine, France, and Ireland, defender of the faith, &c. : at the Collegiat Church of Saint Peter at Westminster, the seuenth of May 1625 (London, 1625) ESTC S120058 or S120075.
  5. Hakewill, George. A comparison betweene the dayes of Purim and that of the Powder treason for the better continuance of the memory of it, and the stirring up of mens affections to a more zealous observation thereof (London, 1626) ESTC S103633.

Sotheby’s 1856 lot 347.

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.

Sammelband with works by John Price, Cornelius Burges, and others (1648-1649)

Sammelband containing the following four ecclesiastical works and “many others.”

  1. Price, John. Clerico-classicum, or, The clergi-allarum to a third war. Being an answer to a pamphlet, intituled, A serious and faithfull representation of the judgements of ministers of the Gospel within the province of London, contained in a letter from them to the Generall and his Councell of Warre (London, 1648 [i.e. 1649]) ESTC R204338.
  2. Burges, Cornelius. A vindication of the ministers of the Gospel in, and about London, from the unjust aspersions cast upon their former actings for the Parliament, as if they had promoted the bringing of the King to capitall punishment (London, 1649) ESTC R23826, R216969, or R205758.
  3. Price, John. The pulpit incendiary, or, The divinity and devotion of Mr. Calamy, Mr. Case, Mr. Cauton, Mr. Cranford, and other Sion-Colledge preachers in their morning-exercises (London, 1648) ESTC R203205 or R13198.
  4. The pulpit incendiary anatomized, or, A vindication of Sion Colledge, and the morning exercises, from those foul and false aspersions lately cast upon them by a pamphlet commonly known to be the work of Mr Price a shopkeeper in the Exchange (London, 1648) ESTC R9570.

Sotheby’s 1856 lot 335.

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.

Sammelbände with works by Aphra Behn, Nathaniel Lee, Elkanah Settle, Thomas Shadwell, and Thomas D’Urfey (1668-1696)

Three Sammelband volumes featuring “Plays, by Mrs. Behn, Nat. Lee, E. Settle, Shadwell, Durfey, &c. &c.” Catalogue entry reads: “One of the volumes contains ‘a True and perfect Catalogue of all the Plays that were ever yet printed and published till 1671, with the names of the Authors,’ by Fr. Kirkman.”

Sotheby’s 1856 lot 330.

Unlocated. Note: Most of these plays would have been published after Wolfreston’s 1677 death and she was therefore probably not the owner.