The Bible, Confession of Faith, and Common Sense: Being a Series of Dialogues Between a Presbyterian Minister and a Young Convert . . . to which are added, Five Dialogues on the Grounds and Causes of the Division of the Presbyterian Church, in 1837 & 1838. Midwest, William D. Smith.

The Bible, Confession of Faith, and Common Sense: Being a Series of Dialogues Between a Presbyterian Minister and a Young Convert . . . to which are added, Five Dialogues on the Grounds and Causes of the Division of the Presbyterian Church, in 1837 & 1838.

Springfield, Ohio: Printed at the Office of the Presbyterian of the West, 1844. First edition. 8vo (6.88 x 4.63 inches), original sprinkled sheep, black leather spine label, gilt lettering, 251, [1], [4] pages. Small clumsy repair to a portion of the spine; front joint cracked but holding, fragile sheep a bit rubbed; a very good copy. Item #20425

From the press of the weekly paper, the Presbyterian of the West (published by Smith in Springfield from 1841 until 1845, when it moved to Cincinnati). Smith seems to take an Old School stance in his discussion of the schism of 1837. Morgan 4605. Early ink ownership signature of E. Quillin on the front free endpaper.

Price: $100.00

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