The history of the indulgence : shewing its rise, conveyance, progress and acceptance : together with a demonstration of the unlawfulness thereof, and an answere to contrary objections as also a vindication of such, as scruple to hear the indulged / by a Presbyterian.
- [Edinburgh? : s.n.], Printed in the year MDCLXXVIII 
, 162 [i.e. 142],  p. ; 21 cm. (4to)
- s.is heil ngx- sige (3) 1678 (R)
- Church of Scotland -- Controversial literature.
Scotland -- Church history -- 1601-1700.
- Place of Publication:
- Scotland Edinburgh.
- "A Presbyterian" is John Brown. Cf. ESTC.
Place of printing from ESTC.
Signatures: 3*⁶ A-S⁴ (leaf S4 blank).
Type ornament head-pieces.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Arthur H. Lea Library Endowment Fund.
Penn Libraries copy imperfect: leaf S4 (blank) wanting.
Penn Libraries copy has ms. bookseller's note in pencil at head of verso of front free endpaper; ms. shelf-mark in ink at head of verso of front free endpaper; ms. shelf-mark in pencil on verso of leaf preceding title leaf.
Penn Libraries copy has illustrated bookplate ("CHARLES HOLBROOK LIBRARY PACIFIC SCHOOL OF RELIGION") of the Holbrook Library at the Pacific School of Religion (Berkeley, Calif.) on front pastedown and oval stamp ("HOLBROOK LIBRARY PACIFIC SCHOOL OF RELIGION") of the same institution on leaf preceding title leaf, title leaf, and leaf N3r.
Penn Libraries copy has autograph ("Th: Massner[?]") at head of title leaf.
Penn Libraries copy has yellow paper bookseller's label ("JOHN HOWELL IMPORTER SAN FRANCISCO") of John Howell Books (San Francisco, Calif.) at foot of back pastedown.
Penn Libraries copy bound in 19th-century half blind-tooled calf over marbled paper boards; 4 raised bands on spine (evidence of tooling); gold-ruled blind-tooled spine panels; title and imprint date stamped in gold on spine; remains of paper label with ms. shelf-mark at foot of spine; marbled endpapers; all edges red.
Penn Libraries copy: left board partially detached from spine.
- Penn Provenance:
- Pacific School of Religion (Berkeley, Calif.). Holbrook Library (bookplate) (stamp)
Massner(?), Thomas (autograph)
John Howell Books (San Francisco, Calif.) (label)
- Penn Chronology:
- Cited in:
- ESTC R12562
Halkett & Laing III, p. 83
- Arthur H. Lea Library Endowment Fund.
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