Title Friends' Library: Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises, and
Book Number 17340
EVANS, WILLIAM and THOMAS EVANS. The Friends' Library: Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises, and Other Writings of Members of the Religious Society of Friends. Edited by William Evans and Thomas Evans. Vol. IV. Containing Memoir of Giles Barnardiston; Memoir of Elizabeth Ashbridge; Memoirs of Ruth Follows; Life of John Richardson; Life of Charles Marshall; Life of Sarah Stephenson; Life of Benjamin Bangs; Life of Henry Hull; Life of John Woolman; Life of Jane Pearson; Narrative of John Philly and William Moore; Memoir of Gharret Van Hassen. Philadelphia: Printed by Joseph Rakestraw, for the Editors. 1840. Quarto, 17 x 26.4cm. Bound half sheep-skin with brown morocco title and volume labels on spine, lightly rubbed some, brown/green/cream marbled paper over boards, light foxing, small tea? stain in outer margin of first 95pp, small meeting stamp on endpapers & title. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, [iii]-iv index, 1-480pp. Text set in double columns. With early ownership inscription: "Elihu Dixon's Book," on front free endpaper. Excellent source for Quaker history & biography.