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    One of 500 First Edition Copies with Separate Pagination

    John Wise. A Vindication of the Government of New-England Churches [and:] The Churches Quarrel Espoused: or, a Reply. [and:] A Platform of Church-Discipline... Boston: Printed and sold by John Boyles, 1772. First edition, one of 500 copies with separate pagination. Quarto. 80, 96, 68, [2, advertisement leaf] pages. Modern crushed morocco with gilt spine titles inside five raised bands. Minor wear to the binding. Spine sunned. Some toning and scattered foxing to text. Bookplate to front pastedown and ownership stamp to title page. Minor loss to the bottom edge of the first and last leaves. Very good condition.

    "The most authoritative defense of Congregational polity, recognized as such even in law courts" (Howes W-595). Evans 12625. Sabin 104901.

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