Power of Religion Mind Death Retirement 1799 by Murray New Bedford American bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Religion, Religious Philosophy, Early American Books, Leather Books).
The Power of Religion on the Mind in Retirement, Affliction, and by the Approach of Death, by Lindley Murray
7th edition published 1799, New-Bedford by Abraham Shearman.
Period full leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands, gilt lettered title on contrasting red leather label. Joints scuffed, front joint slightly surface cracked ion spots, but binding remains clean, tight, and sound.
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 1/4" H x 4 1/4" W.
A collection of anecdotes on the subject by such historical notables as Solomon, Charles V, Wolsey, Walter Raleigh, John Donne, Grotius, Mary Queen of William III, Locke, Addison, Newton and numerous others. There is also an appendix " An Account of the Plague in London and Some Extracts from the Writings of Pious and Eminent Men, against the Entertainments of the Stage, and Other Vain Amusements".