The Cause and Cure of Infidelity: with an Account of the Author’s Conversion. By the Rev. David Nelson, of Quincy, Illinois; late of Marion County, Missouri. Conversion, David Nelson.

The Cause and Cure of Infidelity: with an Account of the Author’s Conversion. By the Rev. David Nelson, of Quincy, Illinois; late of Marion County, Missouri.

New-York: Published by John S. Taylor, Brick Church Chapel, 1837. First edition. 8vo, original blind-stamped embossed blue cloth, gilt lettering, 348, 8 pages. Spine just a trifle sunned; some light rubbing; some light foxing throughout; a very good copy. Item #19102

“Is not the age of Infidelity approaching, along with the time of terrible judgments?” A detailed argument against various “scoffers,” along with an account of Nelson’s own conversion, published shortly after he had arrived in Quincy as an agent for the American Antislavery Society to set up his “Abolitionist Factory” at the Mission Institute outside of Quincy (and just across the Mississippi from slave-holding Missouri). American Imprints 45758.

Price: $250.00