Life and Death of the Renown'd Mr. John Eliot

MATHER, Cotton.

Publication Date: 1691
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MATHER, Cotton. The Life and Death of the Renown'd Mr. John Eliot, Who Was the First Preacher of the Gospel to the Indians in America. With an Account of the Wonderful Success which the Gospel Has Had amongst the Heathen in that Part of the World; And of the Many Strange Customes of the Pagan Indians, in New-England. London: Printed for John Dunton, 1691. Small 8vo. 2nd ed. carefully corrected (1st English ed.). [4],138pp. Modern full calf, double-ruled in blind, gilt-ruled raised spine bands, red morocco spine label, A.e.g. Trimmed but without loss of type, else a very good copy. HOWES M-398, "aa." Sabin 46382. Holmes 409-c. Wing M1120. The first edition was published in Boston, 1691, as The Triumphs of the Reformed Religion in America. The Life of the Renowned John Eliot . Eliot, known as the Apostle to the Indians, studied the Algonquin language so that he could preach the Gospel in that tongue. Mather considered Eliot's career the epitome of New England Puritanism. Bookseller Inventory #

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