BAILEY, John (1644-1697)
Man's Chief End to Glorifie God, or Some Brief Sermon-Notes on I Cor. 10. 31
Boston: Samuel Green, 1689. 12mo. 104 (of 106) leaves; text leaves A5 and H6 in expert facsimile. , 1-8, [pages 9-10 in facsimile], 11-122, [pages 123-124 in facsimile], 125-160, 40, pp.
Contemporary sheep, covers bordered in blind, front board cracked. Housed in a red morocco backed box.
Rare 17th century American imprint.
Bailey was a nonconformist clergyman who served and was imprisoned in Limerick, Ireland for fourteen years; he came to New England in 1686 and served as pastor at Watertown, Massachusetts.
Evans 456 and 457; Wing B448 and B449; ESTC W26069; Sabin 2734.