The Whole Duty of Man

Marblized endpapers for "The Whole Duty of Man". Each page: 7 1/8 x 4 inches. 1828. The handsome marblized endpapers contrast with the appropriately somber leather binding of this presentation copy of a very popular and influential evangelical religious text. The inscription on the flyleaf reveals that the book was presented to John Bovington, a young man entering his apprenticeship as a haberdasher.

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The Whole Duty of Man. London: C. & J. Rivington, Booksellers to the Society for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge' St. Paul's Church-Yard, and Waterloo-Place, Pall Mall, 1828.


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