The snake in the grass, or, Satan transform'd into an angel of light : discovering the deep and unsuspected subtilty which is couched under the pretended simplicity, of many of the principal leaders of those people call'd Quakers.

Leslie, Charles, 1650-1722.
London : Printed for Charles Brome ..., 1698.
[2], xliv, [8], 168 p., 169-176 leaves, 177-370, [2] p. ; 19 cm. (8vo)
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Other Title:
Snake in the grass
Satan transform'd to an angel of light
n-un eeod atis BuFl (3) 1698 (A)
Society of Friends -- Controversial literature -- Early works to 1800.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Attributed by Wing to Charles Leslie.
"In this edition, line 17 of title ends: 'Isa. LXV. 3.5.'; line 1 of preface ends 'of'"--ESTC.
Title within double-ruled border.
Last leaf bears advertisement on recto and errata on verso.
Local notes:
Yarnall Library of Theology (Saint Clement's Church, Philadelphia, Pa.) copy; on permanent deposit at the University of Pennsylvania Library.
Penn Libraries Yarnall copy imperfect: last preliminary leaf wanting; p. 367-368 wanting; last leaf wanting.
Milton Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries by Joseph A. Wittreich in honor of Stuart A. Curran.
Penn Libraries Milton Collection copy imperfect: last leaf wanting.
Penn Libraries Milton Collection copy bound in full calf (boards contemporary; spine rebacked); boards panelled and tooled in blind; 4 raised bands on spine; blind-tooled spine panels; brief title tooled in gold on spine; blind-tooled cover-edges; all edges stippled red.
Penn Libraries Milton Collection copy has small tear in p. 259-260.
Penn Libraries copy has 1 typescript sheet of bookseller's description on blue paper laid in; 1 ms. slip in blue ink with bibliographic citations and note laid in; 1 typescript sheet (letterhead of "Alan G. Thomas Bookseller") containing a letter dated 5 December 1973 from Shirley Thomas to Joseph Holland concerning the purchase of this volume laid in.
Penn Provenance:
Yarnall Library of Theology (Saint Clement's Church, Philadelphia, Pa.) (bookplate) (stamp) (Yarnall copy)
Curran, Stuart A. (honoree) (Milton Collection copy)
Wittreich, Joseph Anthony (donor) (Milton Collection copy)
Thomas, Shirley (autograph) (Milton Collection copy)
Holland, Joseph (inscription) (Milton Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
Cited in:
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), L1158
ESTC R482976
Brome, Charles, fl. 1687-1700, bookseller.
Stuart Curran-Joseph Wittreich Milton Collection (University of Pennsylvania)