A Comprehensive View of the Various Systems, Philosophical, Political, and Theological, from the Creation to the Present Time, Among Patriarchs, Pagans, Mahomedans, Jews & Christians. J. M. Ray, John Mead.
A Comprehensive View of the Various Systems, Philosophical, Political, and Theological, from the Creation to the Present Time, Among Patriarchs, Pagans, Mahomedans, Jews & Christians

A Comprehensive View of the Various Systems, Philosophical, Political, and Theological, from the Creation to the Present Time, Among Patriarchs, Pagans, Mahomedans, Jews & Christians

London: J. Murray, 1785. Hardcover. "A new edition, with additions and improvements, from some years further observations and investigations, and the remarks of the most learned and judicious of all professions." 320, [2] p. 20 cm. Signatures: A-2R4 (8vo). Contemporary (or early 19th-century?) full speckled calf with six spine compartments between double gilt rules; black leather label in second compartment with gilt-tooled title "Ray's View." Includes an index, and errata and ommissions. Bound with 1 leaf bearing advertising for the 1792 edition with the title beginning "Synopsis, or A Comprehensive View" and an excerpt from the Advertiser of June 5th, 1792. John Mead Ray (1754-1837), was the minister of the Independent Church at Sudbury, Suffolk, Eng., and the author of several works on religious themes. He was also involved in the formation and work of the London Missionary Society. In Very Good Condition: edges rubbed; long scrape on back board with old repair; browning and occasional foxing; a few pencilled notations; otherwise, clean and tight. Extremely scarce. Very Good. Item #003709

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