Rare! 1648, The Clouds in which Christ Comes, Peter Sterry

Title: The Clouds in which Christ Comes. Opened In a Sermon before the Honourable House of Commons, assembled in Parliament, upon the Solemn Day of their Monthly Fast, October 27, 1647.
Author: Peter Sterry Sterry was an Englishtheologian born in 1613. He became a fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge. He associated with the Cambridge Platonists. He became chaplain to Robert Greville, Baron Brooke, and Oliver Cromwell. He also preached to Parliament on important occasions. After the Restoration, he also preached at Hackney. He was someone who expected the Second Coming in 1656. He also sympathised with early Quakerism. His writings include: The Clouds in which Christ Comes; The Spirit Convincing of Sin; England’s Deliverance from the Northern Presbytery, Compared with its Deliverance from the Roman Papacy; Way of God with His People in these Nations; and several others. Publisher: By Order of that House; printed for R. Dawlman, London ______________________________________________________________

Year: 1648

Number of Pages: 56 Pages

Size: 5 3/4" Width x 7 1/4" Height


Title Page Sermon on Revelation 1:7 12 blank lined pages at the end

Underlinings/Textual Markings : A signature and sticker on the inside front cover; a couple of penciled prices on the adjacent blank page; some

Soundness of Binding: Very Good

Foxing/Spotting: Minimal

Condition: Great book! Beautifully rebound about 100 years ago; marbled covers; corners are slightly bumped, very small frays; top cover edge along spine has slight wearing; top of spine is cracked less than 1 cm; gold lettering on spine; browning of pages; minor rippling on the pages, but readability is not affected; great contents!

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