Lewis Bayly, Practice of Piety (1654)

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This is another example of female book ownership of Bayly’s popular religious book, this time an edition published in 1654. It contains an inscription that reads: “1672. December 26. This book was bestowed upon me Margarett Wynne by my unckle John Lewis.” Evidently, this was a Christmas present.

Source: Book sold on eBay by Wisdom Pedlars, see Twitter posting @wisdompedlars 11/2/2018. Reproduced with permission.

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