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Mid-17th century extracts from the works of Father Augustine Baker entitled Directions leading a well willinge soule ... unto perfection

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MS. Eng. th. f. 53

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Mid-17th century extracts from the works of Father Augustine Baker entitled Directions leading a well willinge soule ... unto perfection, comprising:
  1. (pp. 2-22) a summary of perfection;
  2. (pp. 23-151) instructions for the use of mental prayer;
  3. (pp. 152-301) prayers.

Dates

  • Mid-17th century

Extent

310 pages

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. th. f. 53, pp. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. th. f. 53

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11041

Overview

Mid-17th century extracts from the works of Father Augustine Baker entitled Directions leading a well willinge soule ... unto perfection.

Biographical / Historical

David [name in religion Augustine] Baker (1575–1641) was a British Benedictine monk and mystical writer.

Custodial History

Owned by 'H. G.', (p. iii); Feisenberger & Gurney, cat. 14 (1951), 7.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Hofmann & Freeman, 1967.

Physical Facet

vellum binding, lined with a printed certificate dated at Douai, 1650
Title
Mid-17th century extracts from the works of Father Augustine Baker entitled 'Directions leading a well willinge soule ... unto perfection'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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