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By: MEARS, DAVID O.
Publisher: Boston:, Lockwood, Brooks, and Company, 381 Washington Street : 1878 (c1877).
Item Number: 17203
Condition: Bound in publisher's original dark maroon cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front cover, spine faded to a light tan, cloth tearing along hinge but with loose ends pasted back down, worn spine ends consolidated with flexible book glue, just wearing through cloth at one corner, a few mottled spots on front cover, dark brown endpapers--starting to split along inside front hinge but hinge is tight, very light tanning of pages. Pagination: (1) title, (1) copyright, [iii]-7 preface, (1) blank, -16 contents, 1-423pp, (1) blank, (8) bibliography Kirk's writings.
Edward Norris Kirk, 1802-1874, "clergyman, pastor of Presbyterian & Congregational churches and promoter of revivals." A graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary, he spent two years in the Middle and Southern states as agent for the Amer. Bd. of Comm. for Foreign Missions. He accepted pastorate of the Second Presbyterian Church, Albany, N.Y. in 1828. "Intensely evangelistic, plain-spoke, sometimes denunciatory, always uncompromising, his preaching was not acceptable to a fashionable congregation which included Martin Van Buren, Benjamin F. Butler, and William L. Marcy, and he was soon sum... View more info
By: WOODS, LEONARD.
Publisher: Boston: Printed by Samuel T. Armstrong: 1812 1812
Item Number: 13661
"WOODS, LEONARD. A Sermon Delivered May 3, 1819, at the Funeral of Samuel Abbot, Esquire, One of the Founders of the Theological Seminary in Andover. Published by Request of the Trustees and Visitors. By Leonard Woods, D.D., Abbot Professor of Christian Theology. Boston: Printed by Samuel T. Armstrong, 0, Cornhill. 1812. Octavo. $40.00 Pamphlet with half title page, foxing, untrimmed page edges, two holes in inner margins where it was punched for some kind of binder in the past, library stamp on t.p. of ""Theological Seminary Library, Mar 31 1889, Hartford, Conn."" ... View more info