Cook, Theodore D. >>
Title Memoir of Reverend James M. Cook
Book Condition Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher Boston: James M. Usher; 1854
Seller ID 20086
430 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, red cloth ornately decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, 430 pages, b/w frontispiece portrait engraving with tissue guard. ; Dedicated to Second Universalist Society of Providence, Rhode Island. ; The Rev. James Monroe Cook (1818-1850) was well known in upstate New York as a fierce debater in defense of Universalism and was founding editor of the Western Luminary, a Universalist paper. This excellent memoir was written by his brother, also a Universalist minister. ; Very little wear. A touch of foxing to a few pages at front and rear. Gift note 'Elizabeth Simmons Nov 24 1855 Victor NY to Isabel A. Stone' penned in a very delicate hand on front endpaper. No other marks. Quite scarce in any condition. ; Items laid in: 1) very old clipping of memorial poem by Mary Frances Tyler. 2) very old calling card of Mrs. Daniel W. Fish of Staten Island.