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[?] Marsh, A.,
The Confession of the New Married Couple, being the Second Part of the Ten Pleasures of Marriage (London, 1683).

The confession of the new married couple, being the second part of the Ten pleasures of marriage. Relating the further delights and contentments that ly mask'd under the bands of wedlock. Written by A. Marsh. Typogr. London printed in the year 1683.

THE| CONFESSION| of the| New Married Couple,| Being| The Second Part of the Ten Plea-|sures of Marriage.| Relating| The further delights and contentments that| ly mask'd under the bands of Wedlock.| Written by A. Marsh. Typogr.| [vignette: vase with flowers]| LONDON,| Printed in the year 1683.


[4], 7-214 p., [11] leaves of plates ; 12mo. With an additional title page, engraved (plate).


{L: C.192.a.107(2) [Imperfect; wanting two plates]}
{Abbotsford, Abbotsford, by Melrose, Scotland, Shelfmark: [Unverified catalog match]
{O: [Shelfmark not available] Imperfect: wanting one plate}
{Henry E. Huntington Library, San Marino, California: 55932 [Binding signed by Riviere & Son. Imperfect: -F8. Provenance: bookplate of the Huth library; bought by CSmH from Thomas Thorp, 2 Feb. 1925, cat.363:2440}
{New York Public Library [Unverified catalog match]}

Bibliographical Reference

Wing (CD-Rom, 1996), M726. Notes: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms, 1974. 1 reel. 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700; 501:30).


Sometimes attributed to Aphra Behn.

History of Publication

The ornaments and initials (cf. A4r for instance) appear to be Dutch rather than English. Therefore, Amsterdam as place of publication is conjectured. Pages 71, 72 are numbered 91, 92. Part 1 was published in 1682 as: The ten pleasures of marriage (Wing M727).

Source: De biecht der getrouwde (1679).link