Church-of-Englandism and Its Catechism Examined: Preceded by Strictures on the Exclusionary System, as Pursued in the National Society's Schools: Interspersed with Parallel Views of the English and Scottish Established and Non-Established Churches and Concluding with Remedies Proposed for Abuses Indicated: and an Examination of the Parliamentary System of Church Reform Lately Pursued, and Still Pursuing: Including the Proposed New Churches. Jeremy Bentham.
Church-of-Englandism and Its Catechism Examined: Preceded by Strictures on the Exclusionary System, as Pursued in the National Society's Schools: Interspersed with Parallel Views of the English and Scottish Established and Non-Established Churches and Concluding with Remedies Proposed for Abuses Indicated: and an Examination of the Parliamentary System of Church Reform Lately Pursued, and Still Pursuing: Including the Proposed New Churches

Church-of-Englandism and Its Catechism Examined: Preceded by Strictures on the Exclusionary System, as Pursued in the National Society's Schools: Interspersed with Parallel Views of the English and Scottish Established and Non-Established Churches and Concluding with Remedies Proposed for Abuses Indicated: and an Examination of the Parliamentary System of Church Reform Lately Pursued, and Still Pursuing: Including the Proposed New Churches

London, Eng. Effingham Wilson, 1818. First Edition. Hardcover. xlii, [3], vi-lii, 248, 456 p.; 22 cm. Half calf with marbled paper over boards. Includes Table of Errata following Preface on Publication. Oval stamp of the New York Society Library on the title page and on page 456, each with "Withdrawn" stamped over it, and the same oval stamp used (sometimes twice) on another 13 pages, often (but not always) in the margin of a new section or a section ending, but not obscuring the text. Gilt tooling on the spine also identifies this as formerly belonging to the New York Society Library. Very Good Condition: front hinge and spine archivally repaired (restorer's report available on request); edges rubbed; small loss of leather at ends of spine; ex-library as noted but no spine label or pocket; stain in lower margin of pp. 95-98; otherwise pages are clean and tight. A very scarce copy of an important early 19th-century work on religion and politics. Very Good. Item #000478

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