A general history of the Christian church, to the fall of the Western Empire .the second edition improved.

Priestley, Joseph.

Published by Pr. for the author by Andrew Kennedy 1803?04, Northumberland [PA], 1803
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Second edition, following the first of 1790: Corrected and expanded version of this scholarly history by Priestley, a controversial theologian as well as a chemist who may be best remembered today for experiments with gasses that led to the discovery of oxygen. Covering the early development of Christianity, the two volumes also address some contemporaneous events in Judaism and among various heathen groups. The work was printed in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, where Priestley settled in 1782, when his liberal political opinions and defense of the French Revolution (in addition to his status as a nonconforming minister of questionable orthodoxy) obliged him to emigrate from England to the United States. Provenance: Both title-pages inscribed by N. Irwin. 8vo (21.7 cm, 8.5"). 2 vols. I: xix, [1], 488 pp. II: 552 (i.e., 554), [2] pp. Shaw & Shoemaker 4912 & 7121. Recent quarter calf over marbled paper?covered sides, spines with gilt-stamped leather title and volume labels. Title-pages with faint impression of a once-pencilled shelf number; some leaves lightly foxed. Bookseller Inventory # 12639

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Title: A general history of the Christian church, ...

Publisher: Pr. for the author by Andrew Kennedy 1803?04, Northumberland [PA]

Publication Date: 1803

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