Explanation of the Nature of Baptism; Designed Especially for all those Parents, who are about to bring a Child to be baptized. Chapbook.

Explanation of the Nature of Baptism; Designed Especially for all those Parents, who are about to bring a Child to be baptized.

London: Sold by J. Marshall, [1796]. 12mo, unbound chapbook removed from a nonce volume, 16 pages. Woodcut title page vignette. Item #16976

"In the next place, *on the day of Baptism,* be careful to avoid all extravagant feasting and shew, as well as levity. Do not prepare a vast expensive dinner, but a decent and moderate meal, and beware of inviting a crowd of irreligious people to be your guests." This version with the notice that shopkeepers and hawkers will be given a great allowance on price in Roman letters; ESTC notes a variant in italics. At the head of the title: "Cheap Repository. Sunday Reading." Small contemporary autography nonce volume number at the head of the title.

Price: $50.00

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