The Christian virtuoso:
shewing, that by being addicted to experimental philosophy, a man is rather assisted, than indisposed to be a good Christian. The first part. By T. H. R.B. Fellow of the Royal Society. To which are subjoyn'd, I. a discourse about the distinction, that represents some things as above reason, but not contrary to reason. II. The first chapters of a discourse, entituled, Greatness of mind promoted by Christianity. By the same author.
|Main Creator:||Boyle, Robert, 1627-1691.|
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[London] : In the Savoy: printed by Edw. Jones, for John Taylor at the Ship, and John Wyat at the Golden-Lion, in St. Paul's Church-yard, 1690. [i.e. 1691]
T. H. R.B. = the Honourable Robert Boyle.
A reissue, with cancel title page, of the edition lacking "John Wyat" in the imprint.
Actual date of publication given by the "Term Catalogues" in which the "Christian virtuoso" was advertised in Feb. 1691 (ii, 348), and by the internal title page "Greatness of mind, promoted by Christianity" which is dated 1691. Also, a copy was presented to the Royal Society on 28 January 1691 (Royal Society Copy Journal Book, viii, 40).
With a half-title.
"Reflections upon a theological distinction" (Wing B4019) and "Greatness of mind, promoted by Christianity" (Wing B3983) each have separate dated title page, pagination, and register. Neither were separately published.
The second part was not published until 1744.
Physical description: , 120; , 35, ; , 57,  p. ; 8⁰.
Citations/References: Wing (2nd ed., 1994), B3931
Citations/References: Wing (2nd ed., 1994), B4019
Citations/References: Wing (2nd ed., 1994), B3983
Citations/References: Fulton, J. Boyle,, 191