The Anarchy of the Ranters, and other Libertines; The Hierarchy of the Romanists, and other Pretended Churches, equally refused and refuted, in a twofold Apology for...the People of God, called in Derision, Quakers [bound with] An Epistle to the National Meeting of Friends, in Dublin, Concerning Good Order and Discipline in the Church. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, QUAKERS, Robert Barclay, Joseph Pike.
The Anarchy of the Ranters, and other Libertines; The Hierarchy of the Romanists, and other Pretended Churches, equally refused and refuted, in a twofold Apology for...the People of God, called in Derision, Quakers [bound with] An Epistle to the National Meeting of Friends, in Dublin, Concerning Good Order and Discipline in the Church

The Anarchy of the Ranters, and other Libertines; The Hierarchy of the Romanists, and other Pretended Churches, equally refused and refuted, in a twofold Apology for...the People of God, called in Derision, Quakers [bound with] An Epistle to the National Meeting of Friends, in Dublin, Concerning Good Order and Discipline in the Church

Philadelphia: Reprinted and Sold by B. Franklin and D. Hall, 1757.

Hardcover. Very good. pp. viii, 111; (ii), 3-23. 4.25" x 6.75". Two works bound together as issued, in original speckled calf binding. Leather cracked along front joint, corners rubbed through, closed tear to third leaf, all else very good. Ownership signature of Wm. Hargraves, dated 1790, in three places. These two pamphlets played an important role in defining the principles of Quaker belief and practice, distinguishing them from those of the Ranters (who were widely demonized as promoting a dangerous religious anarchy) and helping to bring them into the mainstream of Protestantism. Sabin 3363, 62825; Evans 7840, 8008; Curtis p. 136, 138.

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