Title Sturm's Reflections on the Works of God, and His Providence Throughout
Location Published MOUNTAIN VALLEY, VA
Book Number 16700
STURM, CHRISTOPH CHRISTIAN. Sturm's Reflections on the Works of God, and His Providence Throughout All Nature. Complete in one volume. Mountain Valley, Virginia, Joseph Funk & Sons, Solomon Funk, Printer, 1848, octavo. Bound full tree calf with red title label on spine, leather split along hinges but with loose edges pasted back down, hinges tight, leather chipped at ends of both hinges, worn through leather at corners, marbled endpapers starting split along inside hinges, fore-edge of front free endpaper tattered, light to heavy foxing throughout. Collation: 1-318, last two leaves blank. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, [iii]-iv preface, [v]-ix contents, (1) blank, -496, -490 index, (1) ad of Joseph Funk & Sons, (5) blank. Simple full page illustration facing title page and pages 241, 305 & 353. Pencil inscription on front flyleaf: "Henry Hochman's Book Jan. 2nd 1859." Christoph Christian Sturm (1740-1786) author of devotional books and hymns, studied at Jena and Halle. A good copy of a scarce & collectible Virginia imprint.