Truth Divine Origin Christian Revelation w/ Islam 1811 Bielby Porteus rare bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Book, Leather Book Bindings, Religion, Islam & Mohammed, Christianity).
A Summary of the Principle Evidences for the Truth and Divine Origin of the Christian Revelation. Designed Chiefly for the Use of Young Persons, by Bielby Porteus.
Published 1811, New York, by T. & J. Swords.
144 pages. Text in English.
Scarce and interesting juvenile that in part discusses Islamic religion in relationship to Christianity (Proposition VIII for instance is devoted to this comparison). Likely an early and interesting work on this subject as it relates to teaching children of the era.
1/4 leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands & title lettering, marbled covers.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound.
Text block remains overall clean, and displays a pleasing age patina.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 5" H x 2 7/8" W.