History of Cosmopolite: or The Writings of Rev. Lorenzo Dow: Containing his Experiece and Travels, in Europe and North America up to near his Fiftieth Year. Also His Polemic Writings. To Which is Added, the "Journey of Life" by Peggy Dow
720 p. Published first in Ohio in 1848, this sixth edition is "revised and corrected with notes." Lorenzo Dow (1777-1834) was an eccentric itinerant Methodist preacher. According to Wikipedia, Dow was an instrumental figure in The Great Awakening, and his autobiography was at one time the second greatest selling book in America, exceeded only by the Bible. Full leather, gilt title on spine, marbled fore edges, frontispiece engravings of Lorenzo and Peggy Dow; former owner's name inside front cover and gift inscription on (loose) front free endpaper. Front and back covers nearly detached at hinges, a little foxing on first and last few pages; interior is fine. Bookseller Inventory # 101810LD
Title: History of Cosmopolite: or The Writings of ...
Publisher: Cincinnati: H.M. Rulison
Publication Date: 1855
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: 5th or later Edition
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