An early popular devotional largely in black-letter

Norden, John. A Pensive Mans Practise. Very profitable for all persons: wherein are contained very devout and necessary prayers for sundry godly purposes, with requisite perswasions before every Prayer. Newly corrected and amended by the Author, above 42 Impressions.

London, John Beale for Robert Bird, 1640.

12mo. (28), 3-258, (4) pp. Contemporary full brown calf.


A popular devotional work printed in Roman type and (mainly) blackletter. John Norden (1548-1625?) was a cartographer, chorographer and antiquary.

A tear, minor soiling and slight damage to title-page. Corners bumped; front board of binding detached; severe spine defects, but block still held together by cords. The main text is complete and generally very good.

ESTC S121226 (copies: BL [lacks TP]; Bodleian). STC 18626a.

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