A Journal of a Voyage from London to Savannah in Georgia. In two parts. Part I. From London to Gibraltar. Part II. From Gibraltar to Savannah.

Whitefield (George)

A Journal of a Voyage from London to Savannah in Georgia. In two parts. Part I. From London to Gibraltar. Part II. From Gibraltar to Savannah.

The sixth edition.

Description: pp. [ii], 58, 8vo, [bound with:] A Continuation ... from his arrival at Savannah to his return to London. The Second Edition, 1739, pp. [iv], 38, [2, blank]. [and:] A Continuation ... from his arrival at London, to his departure from thence on his way to Georgia. The Third Edition. Printed for James Hutton, 1739, pp. iv, 115. [and:] A Continuation ... during the time he was detained in England by the Embargo. The Fourth Edition. Printed by W. Strahan, 1739, pp. iv, 40. [and:] A Continuation ... from his embarking after the embargo, to his arrival at Savannah in Georgia. The Second Edition, 1740, pp. 88. [and:] A Continuation ... after his arrival at Georgia, to a few days after his second return thither from Philadelphia, 1741, pp. 58, [2, ads]. [and:] A Continuation ... From a few Days after his Return to Georgia To his Arrival at Falmouth, on the 11th of March 1741. Containing An Account of the Work of God at Georgia, Rhode-Island, New-England, New-York, Pennsylvania and South-Carolina. The Seventh Journal, 1741, pp. [ii], 85, [1, ads] contemporary calf, double gilt fillets on sides, a bit rubbed, crack in upper joint (cords firm), spine faded and lacking lettering piece, good

Publication Details: Printed by W. Strahan, for the Author, 1743

Notes: A rare complete set of Whitefield's Journals, the last 2 being FIRST EDITIONS. Whitefield has recently been characterised (Thomas S. Kidd, George Whitefield: America's Spiritual Founding Father (Yale University Press, 2014) as 'the most influential Anglo-American evangelical leader of the eighteenth century, the first internationally famous itinerant preacher and the first modern transatlantic celebrity of any kind, [and] the greatest evangelical preacher that the world has ever seen'.

Bibliography: (ESTC Nos. T29205; T34034; N2513; N5698; T34035; T34023; T57936)

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Subject: Theology

Published Date: 1743

Stock Number: 66317

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