Observations on conversion St. Paul 1800 Boston Islam Lord George Lyttleton bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Book, Religion, St. Paul, Christianity, Islam, Mahomet).
Observations on the conversion and apostleship of St.Paul: being an argument and rational defence [sic] of the Christian revelation; deduced from the peculiar circumstances of St.Paul before his conversion, and the effects which followed it ; as exemplified in his life, and in the doctrine which he preached by Lord George Lyttleton.
Published 1800, Boston, by Manning and Loring. First Boston Edition.
95 pages. After the main title ends, a 24 pp. supplement is bound in titled "The Conversion of a Mahometan to the Christian Religion" which also includes a 6 pp. poem Bird of Paradise and final leaf Publishers Catalogue of Divinity Books.
Period quarter leather, marbled paper boards covers. Book opens to title page.
Rare book in any condition, also of note for the fascinating section devoted to the Islam religion.
Leather spine well rubbed and scuffed, chipped at head and tail, corners slightly worn down., paper toned, small scattered age spotting throughout. Final couple pages with tears, no blanks at front or rear.
Book remains well preserved and very attractive on the shelf. It displays a beautiful age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7"H x 4"W.