The Art of Contentment . . RICHARD ALLESTREE.

The Art of Contentment . . .

Publisher: Oxford: At the Theater, 1675.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Wing A-1085.
Condition: Edges a little rubbed; front hinge tender; very good copy in a handsome contemporary binding.
Book ID: 26037


8vo, contemporary speckled calf, gilt decorated and lettered spine, marbled edges. Vignette-title.


One of several popular courtesy-advice books by clergyman Richard Allestree (1621-1681), all of which draw heavily on Biblical scriptures for their inspiration and example on how to, in this case, be contented in life. Contemporary ink signature of Albinia Foorthe dated 1675 on the front blank.

Price: $750.00