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The Brazen Serpent, or Faith in Christ Illustrated, Jones, Joseph H. D. D. (1797-1868)

Author Name    Jones, Joseph H. D. D. (1797-1868)

Book Title   The Brazen Serpent, or Faith in Christ Illustrated

Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.)   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good with no dust jacket

Edition   First Edition; First Impression

Publisher's Name   Philadelphia PA Presbyterian Board of Publication 1864

Seller ID or SKU   46838

Reddish brown cover has raised pattern and lettering is in gold. This is an extremely rare publication made during the civil war. The first five chapters all have the title "The Brazen Serpent", Chapter 6 is Little Eleanor about a gifted child who died and then Chapter 7 is The Basket Boy. The book is written for children and is mostly about the serpent in the wilderness. There are contemporary stories mixed in to illustrate God's care for faithful.The cover is in fine condition, but pages starting to yellow.Very clean contents. Joseph Huntington Jones, D. D., the brother of Judge Joel Jones, was born in Coventry, Connecticut, on August 24th, 1797. He graduated at Harvard University, in 1817. For a time he was employed as Tutor in Bowdoin College, Maine. He completed his theological studies at the Princeton Theological Semi­nary; was licensed as a probationer, September 19th, 1822, by the Presbytery of Susquehanna, and was, by the same Presbytery, ordained as an evangelist, April 29th, 1824. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. From 1861 to 1868 he was Secretary of the Relief Fund for Disabled Ministers, in which capacity he did a noble work, for which he deserves the lasting gratitude of the Church. He died on December 22d of 1868. Rare.; Engraving; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 108 pages

Price = 127.97 USD

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