Anti-Paedo-Rantism; or Mr. Samuel Finley’s Charitable Plea for the Speechless Examined and Refuted: The Baptism of Believers Maintain’d; and The Mode of it, by Immersion, Vindicated. Franklin Imprint, Abel Morgan.
Anti-Paedo-Rantism; or Mr. Samuel Finley’s Charitable Plea for the Speechless Examined and Refuted: The Baptism of Believers Maintain’d; and The Mode of it, by Immersion, Vindicated.

Anti-Paedo-Rantism; or Mr. Samuel Finley’s Charitable Plea for the Speechless Examined and Refuted: The Baptism of Believers Maintain’d; and The Mode of it, by Immersion, Vindicated.

Philadelphia: Printed by B. Franklin, in Market-Street, 1747. First edition. 8vo, 6.75 x 4.5 inches, 19th century tree calf and a later morocco spine label, gilt lettering, 174 pages. Edges and joints somewhat rubbed; some damp-staining in the lower half of the front and rear endpapers and rear blanks; some browning and light soiling, a few leaves just a trifle loose; a good to very good copy. Item #19735

This copy lacks the final leaf, the errata page. Leaf K2 here trimmed by the binder a little close along the lower margin, with a little loss to the footnote. Early autograph book label on the front paste-down of a Wm. Van Horne. Evans 6013; Miller, Benjamin Franklin’s Philadelphia Printing, 1728-1766, 425.

Price: $3,500.00