A sermon preached before the incorporated Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts at their anniversary meeting in the parish-church of St. Mary-le-Bow, on Friday, February 17, 1737-8. Thomas Herring, Lord Bishop of Bangor.
A sermon preached before the incorporated Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts at their anniversary meeting in the parish-church of St. Mary-le-Bow, on Friday, February 17, 1737-8

A sermon preached before the incorporated Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts at their anniversary meeting in the parish-church of St. Mary-le-Bow, on Friday, February 17, 1737-8

London: J. and J. Pemberton, 1738. Large paper copy of the first edition in a binding seemingly made for presentation, 4to, (245 x 185 mm.) pp. 70, [2] ads; full contemporary blue morocco, elaborate gilt borders on covers incorporating birds, crowns, acorns, fleurons, etc., unlettered gilt-decorated spine in 6 compartments, a.e.g., green silk bookmark; minor rubbing, else fine. Includes "An abstract of the Proceedings of the ... Society for the propagation of the gospel in foreign parts" from February, 1736 [i.e. 1737] to February, 1737 [i.e. 1738], which includes reports from Boston on the baptizing of Negro slaves, and from missionaries in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Carolina; "The names of the society's missionaries, catechists, and school-masters"; "Abstract of the charter"; "List of the members"; and a "List of the bishops, deans, &c., who have preached before the society". With the bookplates of John Sparrow and Thornham Hall Library. Sabin 31579; European Americana 739/119. Item #29004

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