Title: Media: the middle things, in reference to the first and last things: or, The means, duties, ordinances, both secret, private and publike, for continuance and increase of a godly life, once begun, till we come to Heaven. Wherein are discovered many blessed medium's or duties, in their right method, manner and proceedings; that so a Christian (the spirit of Christ assisting) may walk on in the holy path, which leads from his new birth to everlasting life.
Author: Ambrose, Isaac, 1604-1664.
Publication Info: London : Printed by John Field for Nathanaell Webb and William Grantham, at the Greyhound in Pauls Church-yard, 1650. [i.e. 1649]
subjects: [Christian life -- Early works to 1800] [Devotional exercises -- Early works to 1800] [Asceticism -- Early works to 1800]
Title: Sancta Sophia, or, Directions for the prayer of contemplation &c. extracted out of more then (sic) XL treatises
Author: Baker, Augustine, 1575-1641.
Publication Info: Doway : by Iohn Patte and Thomas Fievet, 1657.
subjects: [Asceticism -- Catholic Church] [Perfection -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church] [Monastic and religious life]
Title: A mirrour for monkes written by Lewis Blosius.
Author: Blois, Louis de, 1506-1566.
Publication Info: Printed at Paris : [s.n.], 1676.
subjects: [Asceticism -- Catholic Church] [Monastic and religious life]
Title: The conflict betvveene the flesh and the spirit. Or the last part of The Christian warfare wherein is described the nature of these combatants, the malice and power of the flesh and fleshly lusts, with the meanes whereby we may subdue and ouercome them. By Iohn Dovvname Batchelar in Diuinitie, and preacher of Gods Word.
Author: Downame, John, d. 1652.
Publication Info: London : Printed by William Iones, dwelling in Red-crosse streete, neere Saint Gyles Church without Cripple-gate, 1618.
subjects: [Asceticism -- Early works to 1800] [Flesh (Theology) -- Early works to 1800]
Title: The second part of The Christian warfare; or the contempt of the world tending to arme and confirme the weake Christian against the tentations of prosperitie, and to preserue him from the immoderate loue of earthly things; by prouing vnto him, that both the world and worldly vanities are so base and worthlesse, that they deserue not to be esteemed and loued of a Chrstian, in comparison of Gods spirituall graces and heauenly ioyes. Written as an antidote against the poyson of worldlie loue ... By I. Dovvname Bachelar in Diuinitie, and preacher of Gods word.
Author: Downame, John, d. 1652.
Publication Info: At London : Imprinted by Felix Kyngston, 1611.
Title: An abridgement of Christian perfection. Conteining many excellent precepts, & aduertisments, touching the holy, and sacred mysticall diuinity. Written in Italian, by Fa. Achilles Galliardi of the Society of Iesus, &translated into English, A.H. of the same society.
Author: Galliardi, Achilles, 1537-1607.
Publication Info: [Saint-Omer : English College Press], Anno M. DC. XXV. 
subjects: [Perfection -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church -- Early works to 1800] [Asceticism -- Catholic Church -- Early works to 1800]
Title: The mortified Christian shewing the nature, signes, necessity and difficulty of true mortification Resolving divers cases about secret and bosome sins. With a discovery of sincerity: and speciall helps against mens speciall corruptions. By that faithfull minister of Christ Mr. Christopher Love, late minister of Lawrence Jury, London.
Author: Love, Christopher, 1618-1651.
Publication Info: London : printed for Francis Eglesfield, and are to be sold at the Marigold in S. Pauls-Church-yard, 1654.
Title: An essay on the contempt of the world by William Nicholls ...
Author: Nicholls, William, 1664-1712.
Publication Info: [London] In the Savoy : Printed by E. Jones for Francis Saunders ..., 1694.
Title: The Quaker's challenge answered by a stripling of the Lamb's army.
Author: Pennyman, John, 1628-1706.
Publication Info: London : [s.n.], 1680/81.
subjects: [Eccles, Solomon, -- 1618-1683. -- The Quakers challenge answered] [Asceticism] [Society of Friends -- Apologetic works]
Title: A short and sure way to heauen, and present happines. Taught in a treatise of our conformity with the will of God. Written by the Reuerend Father Alfonsus Rodriguez of the Society of Iesus, in his worke intituled, The exercise of perfection and Christian vertue. Translated out of Spanish.
Author: Rodrâiguez, Alfonso, 1526-1616.
Publication Info: [Saint-Omer : Printed by the widow of C. Boscard], Permissu superiorum 1630.
subjects: [Catholic Church -- Discipline -- Early works to 1800] [Christian life -- Catholic authors -- Early works to 1800] [Perfection -- Catholic Church -- Early works to 1800] [Asceticism -- Catholic Church -- Early works to 1800] [Christian ethics -- Catholic authors -- Early works to 1800]
Title: The Christian pilgrime in his spirituall conflict and spirituall conqvest
Author: Scupoli, Lorenzo, 1530-1610.
Publication Info: At Paris : [s.n.], 1652.
subjects: [Spiritual life -- Early works to 1800] [Perfection -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church -- Early works to 1800] [Asceticism -- 16th century]
Title: Asceticks, or, The heroick piety & virtue of the ancient Christian anchorets and coenobites. Part I exemplary asceticks.
Author: Socrates Christianus, d. 1706.
Publication Info: London : Printed for the authour, 1696.
subjects: [Asceticism -- Early works to 1800] [Christian life]
Title: Tracts theological. I. Asceticks, or, the heroick piety and vertue of the ancient Christian anchorets and coenobites. II. The life of St. Antony out of the Greek of Sr. Athanasius. III. The antiquity and tradition of mystical divinity among the Gentiles. IV. Of the guidance of the spirit of God, upon a discourse of Sir Matthew Hale's concerning it. V. An invitation to the Quakers, to rectifie some errors, which through the scandals given they have fallen into.
Author: Stephens, Edward, d. 1706.
Publication Info: London, : Printed, and are to be sold by Dan. Brown, at the Black-Swan and Bible without Temple-Bar: and Rich. Smith, at the Angel without Lincolns-Inn-Gate, near the Fields, 1697.
subjects: [Anthony, -- of Egypt, Saint, ca. 250-355 or 6 -- Early works to 1800] [Asceticism -- Early works to 1800] [Theology -- Early works to 1800] [Quakers -- Early works to 1800]