London, Lambeth Pal., MS 4248
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BAYLY (Lewis), The Practice of Piety (Extracts). - [Meditationes variae de vita christiana.] – ms.
London, Lambeth Pal., MS 4248

17th cent. (1636), England (Kent?). In English (pt. I) and Latin (pt. II)
Paper, 202 x 155 mm, in 2 parts: pp. ii + 83 + ix, and i + 118 + xvi. Carefully calligraphed, with numerous illuminated initials. Contemporary sheep binding with an inverted 'T' stamped in the centre

One of the initials (part II, p. 51) is dated 1636
Former owner: John Toke, 1662

Acquired at auction in Phillips' sale (12 March 1999, lot 129), with the supports of the Friends of the National Libraries and the Friends of Lambeth Palace Library

Cf. The Lambeth Palace Library Annual Review 1999, pp. 6-7'MSS/4248')