Oct 27, 2020 - Sale 2549

Sale 2549 - Lot 8

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Baillie, Robert (1599-1662)
A Dissuasive from the Errours of the Time: Wherein the Tenets of the Principall Sects, Especially of the Independents are Drawn Together in One Map.

London: Printed for Samuel Gellibrand at the Brasen Serpent in Pauls Church-yard, 1645.

First edition, first issue, with catchword "ried" on page one; *4, ¶4, ¶¶4, A-M4, Aa-Tt4; bound in contemporary sheepskin boards, sewing perished, boards detached, a good candidate for rebinding, 7 1/2 x 6 in.

Wing B-456A; ESTC R172545.

In this work, Baillie has much to say criticizing the beliefs and behaviors of the independent New England sects, singling out Anne Hutchinson and John Cotton for harsh criticism.