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The Book of the Times or a History of the War. Understandest thou what thou readest? Philip. How can I except some men should guide me? Eunuch. A e i o u l m n r.

By: ANONYMOUS.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: [Philadelphia area], [circa 1810?] 1810

Item Number: 17782


"This is an exceedingly clever roman à clé done in the style of the Old Testament scripture. Divided into three ""books"" of multiple chapters, it documents the turbulent differences within a religious community, apparently in Philadelphia or the area. The volume contains first names only. When person of the same name are mentioned, the anonymous author might write ""William surnamed P,"" ""William surnamed N,"" and ""Henry F."" on occasion. The text commences with the difficulties of Henry, an elder who opposed the ch... View more info