London, England: Robert Knapland/ Bishop's Head in St Paul's Church Yard, 1714. Hardcover. 8vo. Black cloth with gilt lettering and ruling to spine. Previous owner's signature and date in ink to front endpaper, and two previous owners signature of binder, in ink to front free endpapers ("Rebound January 1926, H.A. Smith") 504 pp. plus 60 pp. appendix. (Part II of this work was later written and published in 1717). VERY GOOD PLUS. Item #75704
Johnson (1662-1725), who is generally known as "Johnson of Cranbrook", was a theologian in the Laudian tradition, an early seventeenth-century reform movement within the Church of England which ...rejected the predestination upheld by the previously dominant Calvinism in favour of free will, and hence the possibility of salvation for all men..."