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  • History of Cosmopolite: or the Writings of Rev. Lorenzo Dow: Containin, DOW, LORENZO
  • History of Cosmopolite: or the Writings of Rev. Lorenzo Dow: Containin, DOW, LORENZO
  • History of Cosmopolite: or the Writings of Rev. Lorenzo Dow: Containin, DOW, LORENZO

Author Name    DOW, LORENZO

Title   History of Cosmopolite: or the Writings of Rev. Lorenzo Dow: Containin

Binding   Bound full leather with dark red morocco title lab

Book Condition   small chip at top of front hinge, .8cm worm track near top of rear hinge, leather starting to split bottom 4cm of front hinge, light paint mark bottom of front cover, bottom corner of front cover bent out a little, rubbed & scuffed, worn through leather at bottom two corners, front endpapers split at inside hinge, pencil scribbling on front endpapers, front endpapers and first 25pp with large damp stain, light foxing with heavier foxing on endpapers, scattered dog-ears.

Edition   4th edition

Size   Octavo, 14 x 21.5cm

Highlights    1848

Location Published   Washington, OH

Book Number   17622

DOW, LORENZO. History of Cosmopolite: or the Four Volumes of Lorenzo Dow's Journal Concentrated in One: Containing His Experience and Travels, From Childhood to near his Fiftieth Year. Also, His Polemic Writings; Consisting of I. His Chain, with Five Links, Two Hooks and a Swivel. II. Reflections on Matrimony. III. Analects upon the Rights of Man. IV. A Jorney from Babylon to Jerusalem. V. Dialogue Between the Curious and Singular. VI. Hints on the Fulfilment of Prophecy. VII. On Church Government and the Ministry, &c.&c. To which is added, The "Journey of Life," by Peggy Dow. Fourth Edition. Revised and Corrected with Notes. Published by Joshua Martin, Washington, O., Printed by John B. Wolff. 1848. Octavo, 14 x 21.5cm

Bound full leather with dark red morocco title label, small chip at top of front hinge, .8cm worm track near top of rear hinge, leather starting to split bottom 4cm of front hinge, light paint mark bottom of front cover, bottom corner of front cover bent out a little, rubbed & scuffed, worn through leather at bottom two corners, front endpapers split at inside hinge, pencil scribbling on front endpapers, front endpapers and first 25pp with large damp stain, light foxing with heavier foxing on endpapers, scattered dog-ears.

Pagination: double frontispiece (Lorenzo & Peggy), (1) title, (1) copyright/printer, (1) index, (1) blank, [v]-vii introduction, (1) blank, [9]-720pp. Rowe: Methodist Union Catalog #D2418 except this printing does not state `4th edition' on the title page.

Dow (1777-1834) was "an American evangelist... By 1830 he was nationally known, not only for his eloquence but for his oddities of manner and dress as well [e.g. wearing his hair long and dressing in a little leather jacket]."--Rieger: The Upper Ohio Valley, 748. "Eccentric, fanatical, and disillusioned though he was, his influence was felt throughout the South [e.g., he is said to

Dow, Lorenzo

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