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"Memoirs of Huguenot Refugee Family FONTAINE, JAMES. A Tale of the Huguenots, or Memoirs of a French Refugee Family. Translated and Compiled from the Original Manuscripts of James Fontaine, By One of His Descendants. With an Introduction, by F. L. Hawks, D.D. [4 lines quote]--Psalm 78. New York: John S. Taylor, Theological and Sunday School Bookseller, Corner of Park Row and Spruce Street. 1838. 12mo. $75.00 $125.00 Bound green cloth with vine design in blind, gilt title on spine, rubbed & scuffed, thin wrinkle in cloth in both covers, starting to wear through cloth at spine ends and corners, light flesh colored glossy endpapers, bookplate of M.S. Carothers on front paste-down endpaper, early ownership inscriptions on front free endpaper, light to medium foxing--heavier on endpapers. Collation: -236. Last 2 leaves blank. Pagination: (1) title, (1) copyright, (1) dedication, (1) blank, [v]-viii introduction, [ix]-xii contents, -266 text, 1-6 ads, (4) blank. ""Dedication. To the two thousand descendants of the exemplary Christian, whose eventful life forms the chief subject of the following pages, and who are now living in the United States of American, this work is affectionately inscribed by their kinswoman.""--dedication. This book is the story of James Fontaine, a French Protestant in the 17th century. He was persecuted and imprisoned for his faith. He fled to England after the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes, where he married and was a pastor for awhile. (17005) "
Title: Tale of the Huguenots, or Memoirs of a French Refugee Family.
Publisher: New York:, John S. Taylor, Theological and Sunday School Bookseller: 1838 1838
Size: 19th Century Books,|American Church History,|Biog
Weight: 2.00 Item
Item Number: 17005
Keywords: 19th Century Books, American Church History, Biography & Autobiography, Church History, Reformed Theology & History,