Lot 1282: Samuel Stanhope Smith A COMPREHENSIVE VIEW OF THE LEADING AND MOST IMPORTANT PRINCIPLES OF NATURAL AND REVEALED RELIGION 1816 Antique American Theology Gospel Doctrines Princeton College Of New Jersey
22 October 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: A Comprehensive View of the Leading and Most Important Principles of Natural and Revealed Religion: Digested in Such Order as to Present to the Pious and Reflecting Mind, a Basis for the Superstructure of the Entire System of the Doctrines of the Gospel.
Author: Samuel Stanhope Smith - Samuel Stanhope Smith was a Presbyterian minister, founding president of Hampden–Sydney College and the seventh president of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) from 1795 to 1812. His stormy career ended in his enforced resignation. His words - "If reason and charity cannot promote the cause of truth and piety, I cannot see how it should ever flourish under the withering fires of wrath and strife" - ironically epitomize his career (information courtesy of Wikipedia).
Publisher: Printed and Published by Deare & Myer
City: New Brunswick
Printing Information: Second Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: vii/543 pages
Width: 5.5" Height: 8.75"
Book Details: American bibliography 35958
Condition / Notes: This is the stated second edition of this work, "with additions." The leather volume has a detached front board with stamped gilt lettering/ruling on the spine. There is moderate external rubbing and chipping, concentrated at the edges. The text block is solid. Pages 2 through 24 are bound before the title page and table of contents. The pages show moderate age toning and scattered foxing.
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