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About this Item: Printed for John Ogle et al., Edinburgh, 1816. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 1st ed. Full contemporary calf with gilt decoration to spine; marbled end papers; all edges marbled; pp. xx, 316. Previous owner's gift inscription to prelim, copperplate, dated 1824. Minor shelf wear; joints beginning; small area of leather loss over upper joint 20mm by 3mm, please refer to picture. Seller Inventory # 000859

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Memoirs of the Rev. Jonathan Edwards, a: Hawksley John (and

Hawksley John (and Samuel Hopkins, Dd. )

Published by Printed for James Black, York Street, Covent Garden,, London (1815)

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From: Sue Lloyd-Davies Books (CARMARTHEN, United Kingdom)

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About this Item: Printed for James Black, York Street, Covent Garden,, London, 1815. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. The ORIGINAL Edition 1815. In Half leather (leather spine and corners) with marbled paper covered boards - the marbled paper scuffed & scraped with loss, particularly to the rear board, but the leather is sound, with a little rubbing to the corners. 8 gilt bands to the spine. No title - though there is some impressed lettering reading "Edward's Memoirs" where the title label might have been. The remains of a white paper label in the compartment underneath & the inked number 50, two compartments below that again. Page fore-edges lightly red speckled but toned light brown with age. The book was in a Welsh Methodist Chapel Library & has an oval purple 'church' stamp on the top of the front blank free endpaper. Half title reads 'Memoirs of Predsident Edwards'. (xii) + 266pp + 2pp J. Black booksellers catalogue. An Engraved Portrait Frontispiece of Rev Edwards. Paper & Text block sound, generally very clean, but a couple of small holes to the blank lower half of the Half-title, together with some yellowy, discoloured patching, light browning, some spotting & the occasional light marks throughout, as appropriate to age & condition. Internally, apart from the stamp as noted above, there are No Inscriptions or major marks. Contents cover: - Preface; Birth Parentage, etc; Extracts from his private writings; His General Deportment; His Departure from Northampton, New England; From his Mission to the INDIANS to his Death - His Mission to the Indians at Stockbridge, Massachusetts Bay; His Election to the Presidency of New Jersey College; His Publications, Manuscripts, etc. APPENDIX: 1. Mrs Edward's Life & Character; 2. A Brief Account of Mrs Burr (His Daughter) 3. The Life & Character of Dr. Edwards. (Son). Scarce in this original 1st Edition 1815 form. "Edwards is widely regarded as "One of America's most important & original philosophical theologians. Recent studies have emphasized how thoroughly Edwards grounded his life's work on conceptions of beauty, harmony, & ethical fittingness, & how central The Enlightenment was to his mindset. Edwards played a critical role in shaping the 'First Great Awakening', & oversaw some of the first revivals in 1733-35 at his church in Northampton, Massachusetts." . See Images; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Seller Inventory # 114196

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About this Item: Aqueduct Commissioners, (New York, 1895. Hardcover. Condition: Good. First edition. Good in brown cloth covered boards with gold stamping, the spine is missing, both boards are detached but present, the first signature is detached but present, edgewear, contains many fold out charts, photographs, etc. Seller Inventory # 325509

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