ARVINE Cyclopedia of Moral and Religious Anecdotes: A Collection of Several
ARVINE, KAZLITT. Cyclopedia of Moral and Religious Anecdotes: A Collection of Several Thousand Facts, Incidents, Narratives, Examples, and Testimonies, Embracing the Best of the Kind in Most Former Collections, and some Hundreds in Addition, Original and Selected. The Whole Arranged and Classified on a New Plan, with Copious Topical and Scriptural Indexes. By Rev. K. Arvine, A.M., Pastor of the Providence Church, New-York. With an Introduction, by Rev. George B. Cheever, D.D. New-York: Leavitt, Trow & Company, 191 Broadway. 1848. Large octavo, 15 x 22.6cm. Bound leather spine and corners with marbled paper over boards, brown morocco title label on spine, leather quite rubbed & scuffed, worn through leather at corners, marbled paper with much of design worn off, damp stain in top margin last third of pages, light foxing. A 19th century printed bookplate of a "James Scott Davis." Text set in double columns. Pagination: (1) title, (1) copyright, 3-4 recommendations, 5-10 introduction, 11-12 Preface, 13-864 main text, 865-891 indexes, (1) errata. A still useful compilation of illustrative sermonic material.