Church-of-Englandism and its Catechism examined: Preceded by Strictures on the Exclusionary System, as pursued in the National Society's Schools:
Interspersed with parallel views of the English and Scottish Establishes and Non-Established Churches: and concluding with remedies proposed for abuses indicated: and an examination of the parliamentary system of church reform lately pursued, and still pursuing: including the proposed new churches.London: printed 1817: published by Effingham Wilson, 1818 Stock Code: 104633
First edition. "The format shows that this volume consists of two distinct bodies of work, i.e., one that is the unfinished work on the church written about 1809-1813, the other the stricture on the National School Society, apparently drafted later as an appendix to the Chrestomathia" (Chuo).
Octavo. Contemporary blue-grey boards, later cloth spine.
Without the half-title. Library stamps of the Ayr Mechanics' Institution to title and several leaves within the text; bookplate of Carnegie Public Library, Ayr, to front pastedown. Corners worn, short tear to foot of spine. Internally fine, with all edges uncut. Occasional spotting; a very good copy.
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