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[OXFORD UNIVERSITY]. [BENTHAM, Edward]. Advices to a young man of fortune and rank, Upon his Coming to the university.

Oxford. Printed at the Theatre. Sold by J. Fletcher...and J. Fletcher, [s.d., 1760?]
32, 16pp. ESTC T167852.

[Bound before:] BENTHAM, Edward. Reflexions upon the study of divinity. To which are subjoined Heads of a Course of Lectures. Oxford. Printed at the Clarendon Press, 1774. Second edition. [4], 68pp.

[And:] RAWLINS, John. The Scripture Prophecies consider'd - and compar'd with the Oracles of the Heathens. A sermon Preached before the University of Oxford, At St. Mary's, On Sunday, Aug. 2. 1761. Oxford. Printed at the Theatre for James Fletcher, [1761]. First edition. [2], 35pp, [3]. With a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. ESTC T70227.

[And:] [JONES, William]. A letter to the common people, In Answer to some Popular Arguments against the Trinity. Being an appendix to the third edition of the Catholic Doctrine of the Trinity. London. Printed for Robinson and Roberts, 1767. First edition. 42pp, [2]. ESTC T181627.

[And:] TOTTIE, John. Two charges Delivered to the clergy of the diocese of worcester, In the Years 1763 and 1766; Being designed as preservatives Against the Sophistical Arts of the Papists, and The Delusions of the Methodists. Oxford. Printed at the Theatre, 1766. First octavo edition. 28, [2], 27pp, [3]. With a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. ESTC N40310.

[And:] MARKHAM, William. A sermon Preached In Lambeth-chapel, at the consecration of the Right Reverend Father in god James Lord Bishop of Gloucester, On Sunday, Dec. 10. 1752. Oxford. Printed at the Theatre for James Fletcher, 1753. First octavo edition. 27pp, [2]. ESTC T47854.

[And:] [WINCHESTER, Thomas]. [A] Dissertation on the XVIIth article, of the Church of England... Oxford. Printed by W. Jackson and J. Lister, 1773. [4], 106pp. ESTC T131073.

8vo. Contemporary gilt-tooled speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, upper board held by cords only, lower joint split. Manuscript list of contents to FEP, very occasional early inked annotations/underlining to first mentioned work, occasional loss to corners of third mentioned work, title of seventh mentioned work trimmed at head (seemingly to remove manuscript inscription), worm-track to lower margins of same.
A sammelband of predominantly devotional eighteenth-century publications, that is with the exception of a lesser known anti-Jacobite work by theologian and fellow of Oriel College, Oxford, Edward Bentham (1707-1776), Advices to a young man of fortune and rank, upon his coming to the University. In this slim but intense pamphlet, Bentham recalled members of the university to abide by their oaths of allegiance and abjuration following the Jacobite rising and public disturbances in the city during 1748.
£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref: 19591