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"Of a contemplative life;" instructions for persons desiring to lead a life of contemplation, 17th century

MS. Rawl. C. 578

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Written by a Roman Catholic, as appears from a list (at fol. 16) of books recommended for use.

Beg. "It was only infinite goodness that moved God to create man after his own image and similitude."

On a fly-leaf is affixed a book-plate with the following inscription: "Johannes Collet, filius Thomæ Collet, pater Thomæ, Gulielmi & Johannis, omnium superstes, natus quarto Junii, 1633, denasciturus quando Deo visum fuerit, interim hujus proprietarius."


  • Creation: 17th century


29 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Rawl. C. 578


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