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HICKES, George. A sermon Preached at the Cathedral Church of Worcester, On the 29th of May, 1684. Being the anniversary day of his majesty's Birth, and Happy Restauration.

London. Printed by R. E. for Walter Kettilby, 1684. First edition.
Quarto. [6], 37pp, [1].Recent black cloth. Recent book-label of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, occasional spotting, margins shaved (clipping pagination at times). Presentation copy, inked inscription to title page: 'O. Walker Ex dono Auth' (remainder of inscription lost due to shaving).
The sole edition of a sermon preached by Bishop of the nonjuring Church of England and antiquary George Hickes (1642-1715) in celebration of the birthday and restoration of Charles II.

Eric Gerald Stanley (1923-2018), scholar of Old English literature, Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon at the University of Oxford.
ESTC R20005, Wing H1867.
£ 650.00 Antiquates Ref: 20853