The Sum of Christianity:

Burnet (James)

The Sum of Christianity:

or Christ in his Sufferings, and in his Glory. Represented In some Sermons preached on I Pet. i 11

Description: FIRST EDITION, title within border of printer's ornaments, woodcut head- and tail-pieces, 1 woodcut initial, 3 wormholes in the first leaf, 2 in the second, not affecting text, pp. [iv], 120, 8vo, contemporary sheep, a few score marks, lower edge of lower cover slightly damaged, good

Publication Details: Edinburgh: Printed by James M'Euen and Company, 1724

Notes: The author was 'Minister of the Gospel at Lasswade', just to the south of Edinburgh. The work is dedicated to three local grandees, including the owner of the barony of Lasswade, 'Sir John Clark of Pennycook'. Sir John was an ardent Calvinist, and one can quite see how these dense and learned sermons would have appealed to him. The printer James M'Euen's business was continued by his apprentice Alexander Kincaid, who was in turn succeeded by his own apprentice William Creech. NLS only in ESTC; Worldcat adds a copy at Emory University, imperfect....more

Bibliography: (ESTC T177882)

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Price: £450

Subject: Theology

Published Date: 1724

Stock Number: 52192

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