A Collection of the Epistles and Works of Benjamin Holme; To which is prefix'd, An Account of his Life and Travels in the Work of the Ministry, through several Parts of Europe and America: written by himself

A Collection of the Epistles and Works of Benjamin Holme; To which is prefix'd, An Account of his Life and Travels in the Work of the Ministry, through several Parts of Europe and America: written by himself

London: Printed and sold by Luke Hinde, 1753. Hardcover. vii, [1], 194, [6] p.; 20 cm. Signatures: A-N8 (8vo). Contemporary full calf with blind-ruled border on both boards. Old calf spine repair. Remains of old library label on front fixed endpaper, scraped through the endpaper. A Serious Call in Christian Love to all People, to turn to the Spirit of Christ has special dated title page, but continous pagination. Printer's advertisements on 6 pages following text. Pencil inscription at foot of p. 133: "David Reece Esq. & A. Williams deep in love." First edition. Benjamin Holme (1683-1749) was a Quaker who travelled extensively in the ministry. Various writings related to his visits to Friends in England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Holland, the West Indies, and the American colonies were brought together and published in this volume soon after his death. Much scarcer than the scarce 1754 printing. In Very Good Condition: leather is rubbed at head of spine, front joint, and corners; lacking both free endpapers; foxing and browning throughout; otherwise clean and tight. Very Good. Item #003525

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