A Christian directory: or, A summ of practical theologie, and cases of conscience : directing Christians, how to use their knowledge and faith; how to improve all helps and means, and to perform all duties; how to overcome temptations, and to escape or mortifie every sin. In four parts, I. Christian ethicks (or private duties.) II. Christian oeconomicks (or family duties.) III. Christian ecclesiasticks (or church duties.) IV. Christian politicks (or duties to our rulers and neighbours.) / by Richard Baxter.

Baxter, Richard, 1615-1691.
London : Printed by Robert White, for Nevill Simmons, at the sign of the Princes Arms in St. Pauls Church-yard, 1673.
[34], 782, 787-929, [5], 214 p. ; 35 cm. (fol.)

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Other Title:
Christian directory
Summ of practical theologie, and cases of conscience
alo- in39 asur Joma (3) 1673 (A)
Christian life -- Early works to 1800.
Theology, Practical -- Early works to 1800.
Conscience -- Religious aspects -- Early works to 1800.
Place of Publication:
England London.
With an additional title page (plate) engraved: London Printed for Nevill Simmons at the Princes Arms in St. Pauls Churchyard 1673.
Frontispiece portrait (plate) of author.
Each part has a separate dated title page; pagination and register are continuous through part 3; part 4 has separate pagination beginning on quire 7A.
"Cases of conscience about matters ecclesiastical," has a separate dated title page on p. 767.
Woodcut initials; head-pieces.
Printed marginalia.
Signatures: A⁴ a-c⁴ B-8C⁴ 8D⁶ (8D6 blank).
Errata on p. [32] at beginning.
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy bound in full brown calf with blind-stamped border on boards; author, title and imprint date stamped in gold on spine.
Culture Class Collection copy has partially erased ownership inscription "[...] Gawthrops [...] February 17 1782. Left me by my uncle" and two ms. acquisition notes, dated Dec. 12th, 1674 and April 4th 1676, on recto of front free endpaper.
Culture Class Collection copy has ms. inscription: "Ex dono clarissimi sui amici Rev[erend]issimi Doctissimi D[omi]ni Io[an]nis] Rastich Societatis Presbiterialis in Lenna[?] Regis Pastoris decrissimo 1718".
Culture Class Collection copy has ms. ownership inscription: "Ex libris Jacobi McGilli 1718" on verso of front free endpaper and on title page.
Penn Provenance:
Gawthrops (inscription) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Rastich, Ioannes (inscription) (former owner) (Culture Class Collection copy)
McGill, Jacob (inscription) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
Cited in:
Wing (CD-Rom, 1996), B1219
ESTC, R21847
White, Robert, active 1639-1677, printer.
Nevill Simmons, publisher.
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
English Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Cases of conscience about matters ecclesiastical.