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[Congregational Minister- Yale graduate- contemporary of Jonathan Edwards- Preacher of Sermons].
Sermons Upon the Following Subjects, The Divinity of Jesus Christ, the Millenium, the Wisdom of God, in the Permission of Sin, by Joseph Bellamy. 1758, Boston, Edes and Gill. pp.208.
Period plain full sprinkled sheepskin leather binding over wooden boards, raised bands, simple double gilt rules to spine compartments, covers outlined with running blind decorations (tiny joined circles set within saw tooth pattern). 1762 owners name (Jeremiah Bacon) on Preface leaf.
Book is slightly defective; opens to title page, stops at pp. 208 (lacks final leaf), lacks p. 199. [so lacks 2 leaves total]. Text block with assorted staining and age browning throughout.
Binding displays typical wear although it remains sound. Spine ends and corners chipped, small loss of leather to rear cover with loss of wood at head of cover.
Book measures: 6 1/2" H X 4 1/8" W.