The life of Thomas Ken; Bishop of Bath and Wells. By a layman.

London: William Pickering, 1851. First edition, 8vo, pp. viii, 528; engraved frontis portrait, errata slip tipped in at p. [1], 3pp. of music at the back; orig. blue cloth, paper label on spine (a bit chipped); good copy. Does not includes the 18-p. appendix (not included in all copies). On the verso of the title: "Published for the benefit of schools in Leicester." Ken (1637-1711) lived for a while at the house of Isaac Walton, who married his half-sister Anne in 1646. He was an excellent orator, an accomplished musician, and led a long and interesting life, for which see DNB. Item #20327

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