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Profitable meditations, a poem written whilst confined in Bedford Jail. Now first reprinted from a unique copy discovered by the publisher, and edited with introd. and notes by John Bunyan

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Published by J.C. Hotten in London .
Written in English


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With reprint of original t.p., reading: Profitable meditations, fitted to mans different condition. In a conference between Christ and a sinner. In nine particulars. By John Bunyan ... London, Printed for Francis Smith, at the sign of the Elephant and Castle ... (1661).

Statementby George Offor
ContributionsOffor, George, 1787-1864
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 47 p.
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24172948M
OCLC/WorldCa15149807

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