MOSES AND THE PROPHETS; CHRIST AND THE APOSTLES; FATHERS AND MARTYRS; Comprising an account of the patriarchs and prophets; the incarnation, crucifixion, and ascension of the saviour of the world; the lives and labors of the apostles, and primitive fathers of the church and the sufferings of martyrs, who gave up their lives in defense of the truth. Embracing a period of more than 2000 years.

Stebbins J.E

Published by Boston Wentworth, Hewes & Co, by subscription only 1858
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First Edition. Illustrated with fine steel engravings throughout, all with the original tissue guards, colour folding map at the rear. Thick 8vo, publisher’s original red cloth, elaborately decorated in gilt with arabesque designs on the covers and spine, a.e.g. xiv, 608pp. A handsome copy, with some mellowing to the gilt on the binding. The interior is quite nice, the engravings clean and attractive. SCARCE FIRST EDITION AND A VERY PRETTY BOOK. FROM MOSES AND THE PROPHETS THROUGH THE FATHERS AND MARTYRS. "Compiled from the writings of the most eminent authors of the Christian era; giving in condensed form, a reliable and comprehensive survey of the Christian Church, from the early ages of the world, down to modern times.". Bookseller Inventory #

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Publisher: Boston Wentworth, Hewes & Co, by subscription only 1858

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