RESOLVES. A DUPLE CENTURY, YE 5TH EDITION: WITH A LARGE ALHABETICALL TABLE THERUNTO... RESOLVES: DIVINE, MORALL, POLITICALL. THE SECOND CENTURIE

London. Imprinted for H. Seile and are to be sold at the Tyger's Head in St. Paule's Church yard, 1633/1634. Leather-bound. Two title pages, both stating Imprinted by Elizabeth Purlow for Henry Seile, and are to be sold at the Tigres-head in St. Paule's Church-Yard. Title page for first part is 1634, second is 1633. Full old polished leather, 4 raised bands, Octavo [approx. 8x 5 1/2 inches]. Edgewear, rubbing and some cracking to spine, one inch cut to leather on front board, spine starting to separate from textblock, binding shaken but holds. 448, 21 pages. First title page is engraved and has several names of previous owners in small signatures, the number 1816 is written 14 times in quill pen. Woodcut to title page for second part. Front pastedown endpaper is the poem "The Face of the Book Unmasked". Alphabetical table has two loose pages at end. A few pages show red underlining.Text clean, light foxing, mostly to margins. Some pages ragged at edges. 145 Feltham's moral essays were quite popular. Good Only. Item #81330

Feltham, Owen 1602-1668 "his commentary could be considered a type of proto-feminist or proto-egalitarianist philosophy: “Whence proceed the most abhorred villainies, but from a masculine unblushing impudence? When a woman grows bold and daring, we dislike her, and say, ‘she is too like a man’: yet in our selves, we magnify what we condemn. Is not this injustice?”
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The short lived house of portion
and while we drink see the women,wealth,
applause, old age steals on us unconsoled.

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