London: Printed by John Haviland, and are [to be] sold by Richard Thrale, 1630, 1632.
Full Leather. Second Edition. 8vo. (7 1/2” X 5 1/2”); in later (but by no means 20th century) full black calf binding with titling lettered in gilt to the spine; , 351, , 383-598 pages; , 307 pages.
Collates complete; First blank leaf of A Briefe Exposition is present. Personal inscription on the front flyleaf; previous owner’s name on the rear flyleaf; armorial bookplate on the front pastedown, with profile of three African American women.
The Second Edition of William Sclater’s Exposition with Notes upon the First and Second Epistles to the Thessalonians and the Second Edition of A Briefe Exposition with notes upon the Second Epistle to the Thessalonians, bound together in one volume. Noted in the ESTC as commonly bound and issued together. William Sclater the younger was near this time a fellow of Kings College, Cambridge, and in 1630 he graduated and began his career in the clergy. He was noted by his peers for his piety and scholarship.
Slater, a Puritan, held the benefice of Leighton Buzzard in Bedforshire for fifty years (see wiki). The very idea of holding forth from the pulpit of Leighton Buzzard pleases us.
(ESTC S116809 ; S116810. DNB XVII, 936-937).