Binding Leather spine with marbled paper over boards
Book Condition Good
Type Manuscript book
Highlights Manuscript Sermon Book with 4 Sermons, Daylesford, Australia[?] 1875 1875
Location Published Daylesford, Australia
Book Number 17783
ANONYMOUS. Sketches & Skeletons of Sermons. 1875. 38 pages of lined paper of which 8pp have 4 sermons sketches in brown pen and 2pp have "skeletons" in pencil. The remaining pages are blank. The title is in brown pen on the front free endpaper. The first three sermons have the place name of Daylesford--the only Daylesford Google Maps finds is a town located in the Shire of Heburn, Victoria, Australia., founded in 1852 upon the discovery of gold in the region. The Church of England, Catholic Church, Congregationalists & Methodists all had churches open in Daylesford by 1860. $100.00
A thin book with a black leather spine and marbled paper over boards, spine ends chipped & rubbed, edges of boards rubbed through marbled paper, endpapers are browning and splitting along inside hinge, contents is lined paper and clean with just a minimum of foxing.
The 4 sermons are written in a somewhat erect and round hand. 1. "New Years Sermon Daylesford Jan 2, 1875. I will say of the Lord He is my Refuge & my Fortress, My God; in Him will I trust. 2. "Duty of Contending & [?] for the faith once delivered unto the Saints, Jude 3.... Daylesford 9/2/75 from Gerley [?] 4/11/71 3. "Naeman the Syrian, 2 Kings 5.9-14... Daylesford Jan 11, 1875." His main points are "I. A Type of the Sinner, II. A Type of the Awakened Sinner, III. A Type of the Self-Righteous Sinner, IV. A Vanquished Sinner, V. A Saved Sinner, VI. A Grateful Sinner." 4. "I. The Saying is a faithful Saying... II. The Saying worthy of all acceptation."