Sermons sur les circonstances présentes,

Mercier (Louis)

Sermons sur les circonstances présentes,

prononcés dans l'Église Française de Londres, en Threadneedle-Street.

Description: FIRST EDITION, complete with half-title (which has a tiny hole in it, not affecting text), pp. [ii], [v], 209, [1], 8vo, 19th-century half calf, black lettering piece on spine, a little rubbed and worn, George Washington Bethune's copy, with his black leather book-label inside front cover and the name in gilt at foot of spine, large stamp of the Gardner Sage Library at New Brunswick Theological Seminary on title endorsed (heavily) 'Discard', good

Publication Details: Imprimés par R. Noble pour T. Cadell, jun. [et al.], 1795

Notes: A rare little volume of sermons by a French pastor in London in the wake of the Revolution - which Mercier did not support. 'George Washington Bethune (1805-1862) 'was born into the devout and wealthy family of Divie and Joanna Graham Bethune of New York City on March 18, 1805. His father was a highly successful merchant of Huguenot extraction and both his parents had been born in Scotland' (Archives & Special Collections at Dickinson College). He made a great name as a preacher, and some of the hymns he composed and tunes he wrote for them are still in use toay....more

Bibliography: (ESTC T123222, BL, Senate House and Buffalo and Erie County Public only)

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Price: £500

Subject: Theology

Published Date: 1795

Stock Number: 53713

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