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1 Jones, Sam P Quit your meanness
Cranston & Stowe 1886 First Edition; First Edition Hardcover Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Red cover with gilt letters. Some discoloration to back cover. Contents clean. Water stain to tissue covering engraving of jones with slight stain to endpaper. Samuel Porter Jones (October 16, 1847 October 15, 1906) was one of the most celebrated revivalists of his day, at the close of the 19th century. Famous for his wry wit and masterful story-telling, he is credited as a principal influence on Will Rogers.Jones is particularly connected with the his of The Union Gospel Tabernacle, later named Ryman Auditorium. Riverboat captain Thomas Green Ryman was converted after hearing Jones on May 10, 1885 at a meeting which he and friends attended with the intention of heckling the preacher. According to the legend, Ryman decided on that day to build a tabernacle in which to hold revival meetings in Nashville, Tennessee (the building was home to the Grand Ole Opry for many years), and he soon approached Jones with the idea. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 507 pages 
Price: 49.97 USD
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2 Jones, Sam P. Sermons and sayings. First series
University of Michigan Library 1885 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Hardcover, first edition. Not a reproduction or reprint. Browning to pages, some foxing. May have odor due to age and storage. Clean contents. Engraving of Jones opposite title page. Looks like clear varnish on spine for preservation. Rare. ; 7.09 X 5.12 X 0.69 inches; 304 pages 
Price: 37.97 USD
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