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ANDREWES, LANCELOT. A Patterne of Catechisticall Doctrine. Wherein many Profitable Questions touching Christian Religion are handled. And the Whole Decalogue succinctly and judiciously expounded. , 495,  pages, including initial blank and 2 blanks at end. 12mo, 142x82 mm, contemporary limp vellum with remnants of thong ties, missing portion of vellum from top of spine and upper inner corner of rear cover; dampstaining throughout, dog-earing at beginning and end, worming in lower inner corners in gatherings N-P slightly affecting text. Booklabel of John Sparrow. London: William Garrett, 1630
first edition of a manual of Christian morality based on a 1578 series of lectures on the Ten Commandments delivered by Andrewes as catechist of Pembroke College, Cambridge; state of page 1 with "we have" on line 3 and "being" on line 5. STC 603.3.