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The Repentance and Happy Death of the Celebrated Earl of Rochester. To which is added, A Letter from a Nobleman on his Death Bed, to a Profligate Companion.

John Wilmot (1647-1680), 2nd Earl of Rochester, libertine; Religious Tract Society]

Editorial: Chelsea: Printed by Tilling and Hughes Grosvenor-row for the Relgious Tract Society; and sold by F. Collins at the Society's Depository No. 60 Paternoster-row; and J. Nisbet No. 15 Castle-street Oxford-street London
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12mo: 12 pp. Unbound. Stitched as issued. Text clear and complete, on cheap, aged, dog-eared paper. 'No. 6' at head of first page. Front-page engraving (roughly 4.5 x 6.5 cm) depicts Rochester on his death bed being ministered to by a cleric. Dated in manuscript in a contemporary hand at head of first page 'April 17 1817'. BBTI only dates Tilling and Hughes to 1820, but the British Library contains items printed by them some years before that date. '[Price 4s. per 100.] | Considerable Allowance to Subscribers and Booksellers.' An early issue (the first?) of a much-repeated devotional work. N° de ref. de la librería 7318

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Título: The Repentance and Happy Death of the ...

Editorial: Chelsea: Printed by Tilling and Hughes Grosvenor-row for the Relgious Tract Society; and sold by F. Collins at the Society's Depository No. 60 Paternoster-row; and J. Nisbet No. 15 Castle-street Oxford-street London

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Private premises. Autographs, manuscripts and archives on any subject. Particular interest in publishing and bookselling history. Occasional catalogues. Company number: 03785276

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