hardcover. 156, pp. 18mo, handsomely rebound in new calf with red leather label (browning to margin of t.p. , light browning to some margins, otherwise a fine copy). London: Thomas Northcott, 1695. First edition. A bright copy. "As a loyal friend of (King) james he (Penn) was greatly compromised by the Revolution of 1688 and the accession of William and Mary. More than once he (Penn) had to answer to accusations of disloyalty before the Privy Council and for a time he went into partial retirement in London until the storm of charges and suspicions abated... In this period (1693-1695) he continued writing and speaking on religious sunjects..." Dictionary of American Biography, vol. XIV, p.436; Wing P1354.#.