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Author Sheffeild, John, -1680.
Title The hypocrites ladder, or looking-glasse, or, a discourse of the dangerous and destructive nature of hypocrisie, the reigning and provoking sin of this age : wherein is shewed how far the hypocrite, or formal professor may go towards heaven, yet utterly perish, by three ladders of sixty steps of his ascending : together with a looking-glass, clearly discovering that lurking sin of hypocrisie : as also another glass to try sincerity of grace by / by Jo. Sheffeild minister of the Word at Swithins London.
Publication Info. London : Printed by R.I. for Tho. Newberry, at his shop at the Three Golden Lions in Cornhil, 1658.
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Winthrop  Win 230    IN LIBRARY
Description 40 unnumbered pages, 320 pages ; 18 cm. (8vo)
Note R. I. = Robert Ibbitson. Cf. Wing.
Running title reads: The hypocrites ladder, or looking-glass.
Signatures: A⁸ a⁸ b⁴ B-X⁸.
Indexed In: Wing S3063
ESTC R209200
Local Note Library copy from the Winthrop Collection. Recently rebound in full calf; original preliminary leaves and endpapers retained. Notations on preliminary leaves, including: E Libris Josephi Browne. 1673. (Possibly Joseph Browne (1646?-1678) of Massachusetts.) 29 in red crayon on same leaf; 189 in pencil, crossed out, on verso.
Subject Hypocrisy -- Early works to 1800.
Genre or Form Inscriptions (Provenance) -- 17th century.
Dates (Provenance) -- 17th century.
Added Author Ibbitson, Robert, printer.
Newberry, Thomas, active 1653-1658, bookseller.
Winthrop, John, 1606-1676, former owner.
Browne, Joseph, 1646?-1678, former owner.
Winthrop Collection (New York Society Library) ZNS
Added Title Discourse of the dangerous and destructive nature of hypocrisie, the reigning and provoking sin of this age