Lot 200 of 429:
An Anti-Quaker polemic, 1697  

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Title:
Snake in the Grass: or, Satan Transform'd into An Angel of Light, Discovering the Deep and Unsuspected Subtilty, which is Couched under the Pretended Simplicity, of many of the Principal Leaders of those people call'd Quakers
Author:
[Leslie, Charles]
Place:
London
Publisher:
Charles Brome
Date:
1697
Description:

(8vo) 18.6x11.4 cm (7¼x4½"), full calf tooled and lettered in gilt on spine, red morocco spine label. Second Edition. 

An expanded edition of this anti-Quaker polemic. Charles Leslie was a former Church of Ireland priest who became a leading Jacobite propagandist after the 1688 Glorious Revolution. One of a small number of Irish Protestants to actively support the Stuarts after 1688, he is best remembered today for his role in publicizing the 1692 Massacre of Glencoe.

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Condition:
Binding worn, scuffing and scrapes, front joint starting; mild soiling to endpapers, a touch of worming, front hinge starting, light ripple to pages; very good.
 
Item number:
302653
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