Manual of Devotion; or, Judgment and Mercy for Afflicted Souls: consisting of meditations, soliloquies, and prayers by Francis Quarles [A.D. 1646]. A new edition with a bibliographical and critical introduction by the Rev. Thomas Frognall Dibdin, F.S.A. Frances Quarles, Thomas Frognall Dibdin.

Manual of Devotion; or, Judgment and Mercy for Afflicted Souls: consisting of meditations, soliloquies, and prayers by Francis Quarles [A.D. 1646]. A new edition with a bibliographical and critical introduction by the Rev. Thomas Frognall Dibdin, F.S.A.

London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1809.

Sm. 8vo, 199 leaves, [i-iii] (2) iv-lxiv [1] 2-332 (=398p.). Frontispiece portrait. Modern half calf, marbled boards, frontispiece and t/p browned and t/p with a old stamp of Nicolas Roundell Toke.

§ Extremely rare second (vere new) edition, with a new (and quite different) title-page and an extra leaf of printed text by Dibdin disclosing his part in the book. First located in 2008, this is the only known copy ever to have come to market -- two copies in all are known, one in Ushaw College Durham (UK) and one in Rochester NY. Item #123519

Price: $7,950.00