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[HICKES, George]. The case of Infant-Baptism. In Five questions. I. Whether Infants are uncapable of Baptism? II. Whether Infants are excluded from Baptism by Christ? III. Whether it is lawful to separate from a Church, which appointeth Infants to be Baptised? IV. Whether it be the Duty of Christian Parents to bring their Children unto Baptism? V. Whether it is lawful to Communicate with Believers, who were Baptized in their Infancy?.

London. Printed for Tho. Basset et al., 1683. First edition.
Quarto. [4], 106pp, [2]. With a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Recent black cloth. Recent book-label of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, occasional spotting, early pen-trial to verso of final leaf. Presentation copy, inked inscription to title page: '(?) Ex dono Authoris'.
The first edition of a pamphlet by Bishop of the nonjuring Church of England and antiquary George Hickes (1642- 1715) defending the practice of baptising infants.

Eric Gerald Stanley (1923-2018), scholar of Old English literature, Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon at the University of Oxford.
ESTC R20815, Wing H1842.
£ 850.00 Antiquates Ref: 20852