Fessenden & Co.'s Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: or, Dictionary of The Bible, ... Fessenden & Co.'s Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: or, Dictionary of The Bible, ... Fessenden & Co.'s Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: or, Dictionary of The Bible, ...

Fessenden & Co.'s Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: or, Dictionary of The Bible, Theology, Religious Biography, All Religions, Ecclesiastical History and Missions.

Edwards, B. B.; J. Newton Brown (ed.)

Published by Fessenden & Co, Brattleboro, 1835
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4to. vi,1275pp. Original calf with gold-tooled border. Marbled endpapers. Title-page continued: ".containing definitions of all religious terms; an impartial account of the principal Christian denominations that have existed in the world from the birth of Christ to the present day, with their doctrines, religious rites and ceremonies, as well as those of the Jews, Mohammedans, and heathen nations together with the manners and customs of the East, illustrative of the Holy Scriptures, and a description of the quadrupeds, birds, fishes, reptiles, insects, trees, plants, and minerals, mentioned in the Bible; a statement of the most remarkable transactions and events in ecclesiastical history; biographical notices of the early martyrs and distinguished religious writers and characters of all ages. To which is added a missionary gazetteer, containing descriptions of the various missionary stations throughout the globe; by Rev. B. B. Edwards, editor of Quarterly Observer. The whole brought down to the present time, and embracing, under one alphabet, the most valuable part of Calmet's and Brown's Dictionaries of the Bible; Buck's Theol. Dictionary; Abbot's Scripture Natural History; Wells' Geography of the Bible; Jones' Biographical Dictionary; and numerous other similar works. Designed as a complete book of reference on all religious subjects; and companion to the Bible; forming a cheap and compact library of religious knowledge. Edited by Rev. J. Newton Brown. Illustrated by wood cuts, maps, and engravings on copper and stee(l)." Front board and first four leaves detached but present. Back board almost detached. Backstrip and free front endpaper missing. Heavy age wear, abrasions and staining on boards. Gold borders faded. Sporadic foxing throughout, some rippling to pages. Binding in poor, interior in overall very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 26195

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Title: Fessenden & Co.'s Encyclopedia of Religious ...

Publisher: Fessenden & Co, Brattleboro

Publication Date: 1835

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: fair

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