Brown, John (Rev)
Title Christian Journal, the : Or, Common Incidents Spiritual Instructors ; Being a Series of Meditations on a Spring, Summer, Harvest, Winter, and Sabbath Day, a New Edition
Book Condition Poor with no dust jacket
Publisher London: Richard Evans; 1820
Seller ID 5180
373 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Original full marbled leather. Gilt title over red band on spine. Gilt decor on spine and along board edges. Preface, 24-pg life of Rev. John Brown, Presbyterian, lived 1722-1787. Frontispiece portrait engraving of same. 5 additional b/w engravings. ; Authored by 'Late Minister of the Gospel at Haddington'. Co-published by Richard Evans, London, and John Bourne, Edinburgh. Printed by J. Haddon. Reprint of 1765 original. This edition 1820. This is NOT a recent reprint or a book-on-demand but an actual book from 1820.; Exterior heavily worn. Joints cracked. Lower 5mm of front board missing, also small chunk leather from same. Backstrip chipped 3cm at heel. Owner name and date ('John Wheeler His Book 1820') penned on front flyleaf in old ink. Pale dampstain to inner lower margin, affecting front part of book. Binding more or less intact. Not a pretty book but everything is present and readable. Sold as is.