LAWSON, Thomas

A Mite into the Treasury, Being a Word to Artists, especially to Heptatechnists, the Professors of the Seven Liberal Arts, so called, Grammar, Logick, Rhetorick, Music, Arithmetick, Geometry, Astronomy. Shewing what we own herein, being according to God and Godliness, and of God; and what we deny, proceeding from and favouring of those decent Lips which seduced man from his Primitive Station, a State of blessedness.

London by Andrew Sowle

First edition, variant issue, 4to., title page soiled with small holes (no text lost), repaired by backing, first leaf of text with some splitting, a neat repair which has covered three words of text in a heading, some light usage to remainder of text, 52pp., disbound.


SKU: 14407

Product Description

An interesting and scarce work by the Quaker and Botanist Thomas Lawson (1630 – 1691). The specific arts are treated each with a separate chapter. The verso of the title bears a manuscript contents list. Wing L726A