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The Dependance of the whole Law and the Prophets, on the two primary Commandments:

RYLAND (Rev. John).

RYLAND (Rev. John).


The Dependance of the whole Law and the Prophets, on the two primary Commandments:
A Sermon, Preached Before the Ministers and Messengers of the Baptist Churches, Belonging to the Western Association; at their Annual Meeting, Held in Salisbury on Thursday, May 31, 1798. And Published at their Request.

First Edition. 8vo. [213 x 129 x 15 mm]. [1]f, 42 pp. Bound in contemporary quarter calf, marbled paper sides with vellum tipped corners, smooth spine divided into six panels by a gilt fillet, lettered in the second on a black goatskin label, plain endleaves, yellow edges. (Edges of the boards slightly rubbed). [ebc5334].
Bristol: printed by Biggs & Cottle, and sold by Cottle, Reed, and James in Bristol; and Button in London, 1798

Bound with :

RYLANDS (Rev. John). The Partiality and Unscriptural Direction of Socinian Zeal. Being a Reply to the Rev. Mr. Rowe's Letter, Occasioned by a Note contained in A Sermon, Entitled "The First Lye Refuted".
First Edition. 8vo. 83, [1] pp.
Bristol: printed by Biggs and Cottle, for Button, London; and James, Bristol, 1801.

And: RYLANDS (Rev. John).
The promised presence of Christ with his People a source of Consolation under the most painful Bereavements. A Sermon Delivered at the Baptist Meeting-House, Cannon-Street, Birmingham, on Lord's-Day Evening, October 20, 1799; Occasioned by the Death of The Rev. Samuel Pearce, A.M. Late Pastor of the Church assembling there, Who died October 10, in the Thirty-fourth year of his Age. To which is Prefaced an Oration Delivered at the Grave, October 16, 1799, by the Rev. J. Brewer. The profits arising from the sale of this publication will be appropriated to the benefit of Mr. Pearce's Widow and Five Small Children.
Second Edition. 8vo. 68pp
Clipstone: printed at the Office of J. W. Morris, sold by Button, London; James, Bristol; and Belcher, Birmingham, 1800.

Pencil signature of J. Breeze at head of title.

And: RYLAND (Rev. John).
The Duty of Ministers to be nursing Fathers to the Church; and the Duty of Churches to regard Ministers as the Gift of Christ: A Charge, Delivered by the Rev. John Ryland, D.D. of Bristol; and a Sermon Delivered by the Rev. S. Pearce, M.A. of Birmingham; in the Dissenters Meeting-House, Angel-street, Worcester; at the Ordination of the Rev. W. Belsher, to the Pastorate of the Baptist Church, Meeting in Silver-Street, in the same City: Together with an Introductory Address, by the Rev. G. Osborn, and also Mr. Belsher's Declaration of religious Sentiments.
First Edition. 8vo. 64pp.
[London?] Sold by Button, London; Baskerfield, Worcester; Belcher, Birmingham; and James, Bristol [1797?]

The Advertisement is dated December 30, 1796. ESTC locates copies at Birmingham, British Library, Congregational Library, Dr. Williams's Library, Bodleian and 11 copies at Regent's Park College, Oxford.

There are no copies listed in the USA.

And: RYLAND (Rev. John).
The Duty of Christians, in reference to their deceased Ministers. A Sermon Preached at the Baptisit Meeting-House, in the Pithay, Bristol; Occasioned by the Death of the Rev. John Sharp: who Died November 13, 1805. With an Appendix, Containing a Brief Account of Mr. Sharp's Life and Afflications.
First Edition. 8vo. [2]ff, 52pp.
Bristol: printed and sold by Harris and Bryan, sold also by Browne, Bulgin, and Fenley, Bristol, and Button, London [1806?]

And: RYLAND (Rev. John).
The Difficulties of the Christian Ministry, and the Means of surmounting them; with the Obedience of Churches to their Pastors explained and enforced: A Charge by the Rev. J. Ryland, D.D. And a Sermon by the Rev. A. Fuller; Together with an Introductory Address by the Rev. J. Sutcliff; Delivered June 23, 1802, at the Ordination of Thomas Morgan, to the Pastoral Office over the Baptist Church, meeting in Cannon-street, Birmingham: And, also, Mr. Morgan's Declaration of Religious Sentiments.
First Edition. 8vo. vi, 50 pp.
Birmingham: printed by J. Belcher; and sold by Button and Son, Paternoster Row, London, 1802.

The volume is in fine condition and has an ink inscription on front free endleaf: "Breeze's Book 1809".

John Ryland (1753-1825) became Minister of the Broadmead Baptist Chapel in Bristol in 1793, and combined it with the presidency of the Bristol Baptist College. He was a founder of the Baptist Missionary Society, and acted as its secretary from 1815 until his death. He had the Degree of D.D. conferred on him by Brown University in 1792, and was said to have preached 8691 sermons during his lifetime.

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