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An account of the societies for reformation of manners in London and Westminster and other parts of the kingdom : with a persuasive to persons of all ranks, to be zealous and diligent in promoting the execution of the laws against prophaneness and debauchery, for the effecting a national reformation

An account of the societies for reformation of manners in London and Westminster and other parts of the kingdom : with a persuasive to persons of all ranks, to be zealous and diligent in promoting the execution of the laws against prophaneness and debauchery, for the effecting a national reformation

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An account of the societies for reformation of manners in London and Westminster and other parts of the kingdom : with a persuasive to persons of all ranks, to be zealous and diligent in promoting the execution of the laws against prophaneness and debauchery, for the effecting a national reformation

by WOODWARD, Josiah

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1699 1ed Reformation of Manners Anglican Josiah Woodward Ethics Moral Penal Laws

Josiah Woodward was a 17th-century English Anglican clergyman who spent much of his career teaching on moral and behavioral reforms. In his book 'Reformation of Manners in London', Woodward describes his methods for eliminating profanity, swearing, debauchery, drunkenness, and such from people's lives, particularly those in the church.

This 1699 edition of Woodward features blackletter font throughout as well as a section entitled 'Abstract of the Penal Laws'.

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WOODWARD, Josiah

An account of the societies for reformation of manners in London and Westminster and other parts of the kingdom : with a persuasive to persons of all ranks, to be zealous and diligent in promoting the execution of the laws against prophaneness and debauchery, for the effecting a national reformation

London : Printed for B. Aylmer ... 1699. First edition.

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· Collation: Complete with all pages

o [20], 163, [9]

· References: Wing W 3512;

· Language: English

· Binding: Leather; tight & secure

· Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm)

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15702
Title
An account of the societies for reformation of manners in London and Westminster and other parts of the kingdom : with a persuasive to persons of all ranks, to be zealous and diligent in promoting the execution of the laws against prophaneness and debauchery, for the effecting a national reformation
Author
WOODWARD, Josiah
Format/Binding
Leather; tight & secure
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity Available
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Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
B. Aylmer
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1699
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
1699 1ed Reformation of Manners Anglican Josiah Woodward Ethics Moral Penal Laws rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian

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