The majority of the books in Corbett's bookshop were works on theology: sermons, expositions of Biblical passages and guides to Christian living.

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A devotional manual consisting of 'instructions, hymnes and prayers, fitted to the Christian feasts and fasts'. This must have been a new acquisition in William Corbett's shop as it was published in 1626. Read the full text of this edition here.

Two treatises, 'Wherein is shewed, in what manner every well-disposed Christian may learne, first how to liue the life of the righteous, and then how to dye the death of the righteous'.The full texts of earlier editions of these treatises are…

A highly popular and influential manual of Christian living, which was first published in 1612, running to 46 editions by 1640. Read the full text of the 1613 edition here.
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