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Account of the Life of the Late Reverend Mr David Brainerd

EDWARDS, Jonathan

Publication Date: 1765
Soft cover
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EDWARDS, Jonathan. A Account of the Life of the Late Reverend Mr David Brainerd, Minister of the Gospel, Missionary to the Indians, from the Honourable Society in Scotland, for the Propagation of Christian Knowledge, and Pastor of a Church of Christian Indians in New-Jersey. Who Died at Northampton in New-England, October 9. 1747, in the 30th Year of His Age. Chiefly Taken from His Own Diary, and Other Private Writings, Written for His Own Use; and Now Published, By Jonathan Edwards, A.M. Then Minister of the Gospel at Northampton afterwards President of the College of New-Jersey. To Which Is Annexed, I. Mr Brainerd's Journal while among the Indians. II. Mr Pemberton's Sermon at His Ordination. With an Appendix Relative to the Indian Affairs. Edinburgh: Printed by John Gray and Gavin Alston. For William Gray, 1765. 1st UK ed. xi,[1],504pp. 19th-century gilt-ruled maroon morocco and marbled boards, new spine in period-style maroon morocco, gilt-ruled raised spine bands, black morocco spine label. Light scattered foxing and toning, else very good. HOWES E-56. With the bookplate of noted collector of books and prints, Joseph Y. Jeanes, on front pastedown. "The first editon of to incorporate Edwards's biography with Brainerd's diaries"-- Felcone, 70. Larned terms it a "religious classic.Brainerd's life was very short (1718-1747), and his missionary activity extended over only 4 years, but his memory is imperishable, thanks to the fact that Jonathan Edwards wrote his memoir, and no student of American church history can pass his life by." Brainerd died at the home of Edwards, to whose daughter he was engaged to be married"--Felcone. Bookseller Inventory # 66452

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Title: Account of the Life of the Late Reverend Mr ...

Publication Date: 1765

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: 1st Edition

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