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Heads of Families First Census of the United States 1790 State of Maryland
1 Heads of Families First Census of the United States 1790 State of Maryland
Washington, D. C. Government Printing Office 1907 First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cover has library tape over spine. Otherwise very good condition. Fold out maps. Full name index. A must have genealogical reference. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Map; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 189 pages 
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Jubilee In '53 The Sesquicentennial History Of The Long Run Association of Baptists
2 Jubilee In '53 The Sesquicentennial History Of The Long Run Association of Baptists
Louisville, KY Long Run Association of Baptists 1953 Various Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
First edition. Paperback fine condition History of the Baptist in the Long Run Association of Kentucky from Daniel Boone's brother who was a Baptist Preacher forward. ; 
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Liberty Prize Catalog
3 Liberty Prize Catalog
New York, NY Macfadden Publications 1934 First Edition; First Printing Magazine Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Some soiling to cover with creases to corners. Contents clean and bright. This catalog was used by "salesboys" who sold magazines in the 1930's for MacFadden Publications. They would earn coupons "greenies and brownies" which they could then redeem for prizes. Bernarr Macfadden (1868-1955) " became the most successful publisher of magazines in history. He was the first magazine publisher to establish a large, loyal readership. His circulation numbers were the highest in the industry exceeding even the publications of William Randolph Hearst. He truly revolutionized the publishing industry. Virtually overnight Macfadden's net worth increased astronomically. By 1924 at age 56 he had become a multi-millionaire" (bernarrmacadden.com). A rare, if not unique, example of this method of selling which gained momentum after the "Great Depression". Rare.; Vol. 10; Photographs, illustrations 
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4 The Complete Angler, or Contemplative Man's Recreation being A Discourse on Rivers, Fish-Ponds, Fish and Fishing
London, England L. A. Lewis, 125, Fleet-Street 1839 Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Leather binding has been repaired with a complete new leather spine (Dark brown with boards lighter leather). Foxing on some pages and end papers otherwise clean and bright. Engravings and drawings. . Includes notes biographical and explanatory and the lives of the authors. THe epistle dedicatory is to the right worshipful John Offley of Madley Manor, in the county of Stafford, Esq. There is also an epistle to the reader. The descriptive list of the Embellishments (woodcuts and copper plates) contains a detailed description of each "embellishment" including source, artist, etc. Also contains a entensive notes section with" biographical notices of the principal persons mentioned in the complete angler". In addition to the lives of Walton and Cotton the contents include: Chapter I. A conference betwixt an angler, a hunter, and a falconer; each commending his recreation. Chapter II. Observations of the Otter and the Chub. Chapter III. How to fish for, and to dress the Chavender, or Chub. Chapter IV. Observations of the nature and breeding of the Trout, and how to fish for him. And the Milkmaid's song. Chapter V. More directions how to fish for, and how to make for the Trout an artificial minnowandflies; withsomemerriment. Chapter VI. Observations of the Umber or Grayling, and directions how to fish for him. Chapter VII. Observations of the Salmon: With directions how to fish for him. Chapter VIII. Observations of the Luce or Pike, with directions how to fish for him. Chapter IX. Observations of the Carp, with directions how to fish for him. Chapter X. Observations of the Bream, and directions to catch him. Chapter XI. Observations of the Tench, and advice how to angle for him. Chapter XII. Observations of the Pearch, and directions how to fish for him. Chapter XIII. Observations of the Eel, and other fish that want scales, and [directions how] to fish for them. Chapter XIV. Observations of the Barbel, and directions how to fish for him. Chapter XV. Observations of the Gudgeon, the Ruffe, and the Bleak, and how to fish for them. Chapter XVI. Is of nothing; or that which is nothing worth. Chapter XVII. Of Roach and Dace and how to fish for them; and of Cadis. Chapter XVIII. Of the Minnow or Penk, of the Loach, and of the Bull-head, or Miller's-thumb. Chapter XIX. Of several rivers, and some observations of fish. Chapter XX. Of Fish-ponds, and how to oreder them. Chapter XXI. Directions for making of a line, and for the colouring of both rod and line. Part II. being instructions how to angle for a Trout and Grayling in a clear stream. To my most worthy Father and Friend, Mr. Izaak Walton, the elder. To my most honoured Friend, Charles Cotton, Esq. The Retirement: Irregular verses addressed to Mr. Izaak Walton. Chapter I. Conference between a country Gentleman proficient in fly-fishing, and a Traveller who becomes his pupil. Chapter II. An account of the principal rivers in Derbyshire. Viator lodges at Piscator's house. Chapter III. Conference containing a description of Cotton's Fishing-house, with his apology for writing a supplement toWalton'sbook.ChapterIV.Ofangling for Trout and Grayling, divided into three branches. Chapter V. Of Fly-fishing. Chapter VI. Fishing at the top continued--- Further directions for fly-making--- Time when the Grayling is in season--- Rock in Pikepool. Chapter VII. Fishing at the top--- Flies for the months of January, February, March, April, and part of May; including, under May, particular directions how to bait with the Green-drake. Chapter VIII. Fishing at the top, continued--- Flies for the end of May, and for the following months, till December; containing, under May, instructions when to dape with the Stone-fly. Chapter IX. Fly-fishing, in windy weather, best in the still-deeps. Chapter X. Directions how to dress a Trout and Grayling. Chapter XI. Of angling at the bottom for Trout or Grayling--- By hand, with a running line--- With a cork or float--- Various baits. Chapter XII. Of angling in the middle for Trout or Grayling.While not a first printing this is an excellent rebound collectible copy. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. 
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HEART OF THE CITY History of the First Presbyterian Church, Orlando, Florida, 1876-1987., Abberger, Nancy Hardy
5 Abberger, Nancy Hardy HEART OF THE CITY History of the First Presbyterian Church, Orlando, Florida, 1876-1987.
Orlando, FL First Presbyterian Church 1988 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed "Best Wishes, Nancy Abberger" on Title page. Blue coverwith gold lettering. Book looks new. Extensive history of this church located in Orlando,Fl. Has extensive name index for genealogial and historical research.This history is an attempt to compile from many sources a narrative account of the churches' past as a congregation. It is not intended as a research volume. The Table of Contents allows for the ease of the reader to go directly to the age period he is most interested in, without there being some ambiguity. A chronology of the life of the church is in the back of the book.Book has plastic cover for protection. Excellent condition. ; 9.25 X 6.25 X 1.50 inches; Signed by Author 
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Genealogy and history of a part of the Newbury Adams family,  Formerly of Devonshire, England, being the descendants of Robert Adams and wife Eleanor, Adams, Smith
6 Adams, Smith Genealogy and history of a part of the Newbury Adams family, Formerly of Devonshire, England, being the descendants of Robert Adams and wife Eleanor
Maine The Calais Advertiser's Office 1895 1376393131 / 9781376393132 PhotoCopy Only; First Impression Photocopy Good with no dust jacket 
Photocopy only of complete genealogy. In Manila folder. The first american ancestors of the Newbury Adams Family, who came to Ipswithc, Mass in 1635, and settled in Newbury Mass., In 1640 together with other valuable information collected and prepared for publication by I. Smith Adams of Milltown, Me. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 61 pages 
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The Shepherd of the Ocean  An Account of Sir Walter Raleigh and His Times, Adamson, Jack H. & H. F. Folland
7 Adamson, Jack H. & H. F. Folland The Shepherd of the Ocean An Account of Sir Walter Raleigh and His Times
Gambit Inc Pubns 1969 0876450184 / 9780876450185 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated first printing. Book looks new, dust has very minor rubs. Sir Walter Raleigh (1552 (or 1554) 29 October 1618), also spelled Ralegh was an English landed gentleman, writer, poet, soldier, politician, courtier, spy and explorer. Raleigh was born to a Protestant family in Devon, the son of Walter Raleigh and Catherine Champernowne. Little is known of his early life, though he spent some time in Ireland, in Killua Castle, Clonmellon, County Westmeath, taking part in the suppression of rebellions and participating in the Siege of Smerwick. The author Jack Hale Adamson (19181975) was a literary scholar, biographer, teacher, and university administrator. This book was named a "Notable Book of 1969" by the New York Times. He was a Mormon and served as a missionary in Edinburg, Scotland in 1938-39. (Wikipedia) Fully indexed with bibliography.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 464 pages 
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Official Inaugural Program Honoring Governor Lurleen Wallace January 16, 1967, Alabama
8 Alabama Official Inaugural Program Honoring Governor Lurleen Wallace January 16, 1967
Montgomery, AL Wallace Inaugural Book Commi 1967 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Blue and white cover with photo of Ms. Wallace on front. Lurleen Brigham Burns Wallace (September 19, 1926 May 7, 1968), born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, was the 46th governor of Alabama from 1967 until her death in 1968. She was the first wife of Alabama Governor George Corley Wallace, whom she succeeded as governor because the Alabama constitution forbade consecutive terms, and governed for 478 days. She was Alabama's first, and to date, only female governor. She was also the only female governor in U.S. history to have died in office. In 1973, she was posthumously inducted into the Alabama Women's Hall of Fame.(Wikipedia) ; Photographs, illustrations 
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9 Albanov, Valerian & Linda Dubosson; Roberts, David & Jon Krakauer & Alison Anderson In the Land of White Death An Epic Story of Survival in the Siberian Arctic
New York Modern Library 2000 0679641009 / 9780679641001 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed "I hope you enjoy this true adventure, Christmas 2000" and signed. The signature could be of author or just someone gifting the book. Jon Krakauer is the writer of the preface and author of Into the Wild and Into Thin Air. Dust has been price clipped otherwise in new condition. In 1912, six months after Robert Falcon Scott and four of his men came to grief in Antarctica, a thirty-two-year-old Russian navigator named Valerian Albanov embarked on an expedition that would prove even more disastrous. In search of new Arctic hunting grounds, Albanov's ship, the Saint Anna, was frozen fast in the pack ice of the treacherous Kara Sea-a misfortune grievously compounded by an incompetent commander, the absence of crucial nautical charts, insufficient fuel, and inadequate provisions that left the crew weak and debilitated by scurvy. For nearly a year and a half, the twenty-five men and one woman aboard the Saint Anna endured terrible hardships and danger as the icebound ship drifted helplessly north. Convinced that the Saint Anna would never free herself from the ice, Albanov and thirteen crewmen left the ship in January 1914, hauling makeshift sledges and kayaks behind them across the frozen sea, hoping to reach the distant coast of Franz Josef Land. With only a shockingly inaccurate map to guide him, Albanov led his men on a 235-mile journey of continuous peril, enduring blizzards, disintegrating ice floes, attacks by polar bears and walrus, starvation, sickness, snowblindness, and mutiny. That any of the team survived is a wonder. That Albanov kept a diary of his ninety-day ordeal-a story that Jon Krakauer calls an "astounding, utterly compelling book," and David Roberts calls "as lean and taut as a good thriller"-is nearly miraculous. First published in Russia in 1917, Albanov's narrative is here translated into English for the first time. Haunting, suspenseful, and told with gripping detail, In the Land of White Death can now rightfully take its place among the classic writings of Nansen, Scott, Cherry-Garrard, and Shackleton. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover.; Signed by Author 
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Legends & lore of southern Illinois, Allen, John W
10 Allen, John W Legends & lore of southern Illinois
Carbondale, Ill Southern Illinois University 1963 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Fair in Fair dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed by author " To Mrs. Alonzo B. May a former Egyptian (P 41-42) with the author's best wishes, John W. Allen", Book has flap of former dust pasted in front and back. A complete vg dust is on book. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Complete index. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Rare signed first. ; Illinois State Historical Society. Occasional publications; Photos; 404 pages; ; Signed by Author 
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Sectionalism in Virginia from 1776-1861, Ambler, Charles H.
11 Ambler, Charles H. Sectionalism in Virginia from 1776-1861
Chicago, Il The University of Chicago Press 1910 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author. 1910 hardback first edition. Most likely no dust jacket was issued. Some sunfading to endpapers where newspaper articles lay. Contents clean. Very rare signed copy. A key figure in applying modern approaches to the study and writing of West Virginia history, Charles Henry Ambler (August 12, 1876-August 31, 1957) was born in New Matamoras, Ohio. He grew up in St. Marys, West Virginia, and from 1894 to 1900 he taught school in Pleasants County. After completing his doctorate in 1908, Ambler taught history and political science at Randolph-Macon College in Virginia until 1917. For the next 30 years he was a member of the WVU history department, and from 1929 to 1946 he served as chairman. Among his enduring legacies was the creation of the West Virginia and Regional History Collection in the university library. ; Author Signed; Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 365 pages; Signed by Author 
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Pan - American Cook Book, American Women's Club of Buenos Aires. Mary J. Lackey (ed)
12 American Women's Club of Buenos Aires. Mary J. Lackey (ed) Pan - American Cook Book
TAlleres Graficos J. Hays Bell, Buenos Aires 1954 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
1954 first edition, blue cover with grey print. Spotting to cover, contents unmarked. complete Spanish-English translations. Former owners name in front. ; Illustrated; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 767 pages 
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Life and Letters of Peter and Susan Lesley, Ames, Mary Leslely
13 Ames, Mary Leslely Life and Letters of Peter and Susan Lesley
New York And London G.P. Putnam's Sons 1909 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue grey covers with gilt print. Two volume set that is the Knickerbocker Press edition. Volume 2 has crack forming on exterior hinge but not severe. Vol 1 has 526 pages and 15 illustrations, Volume 2 has 562 pages with 15 illustrations and a full index for both volumes. Joseph Peter Lesley (17 September 1819 1 June 1903) was an American geologist. He spent three years assisting Henry D. Rogers in the first geological survey of Pennsylvania. He also graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary and was licensed to preach by the presbytery of Philadelphia. He made extensive and important researches in the coal, oil, and iron fields of the United States and Canada and became State geologist of Pennsylvania in 1874.His wife, Susan Inches Lesley (1823-1904), was the daughter of Judge Joseph Lyman, of Northampton, Massachusetts. She married Prof. Lesley in 1849, and devoted herself to the work of organized charities in Philadelphia." Wikipedia Scarce if not rare two volume set. ; Vol. 1 & 2; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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The Long Death  The Last Days of the Plains Indians, Andrist, Ralph
14 Andrist, Ralph The Long Death The Last Days of the Plains Indians
New York Macmillan 1965 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket 
Red cloth cover gold print. Dust is sunfaded around edges and has minor chips or tears to edges. A stated first printing. This compelling narrative explains how Native Americans found themselves time and again betrayed by the ever-expanding white nation of the East, fighting for lands on the edge of the shrinking frontier. Long considered a classic" Many maps throughout. Ralph K. Andrist, scholar & radio journalist, is the author of "California Gold Rush", "Steamboats on the Mississippi", & "Andrew Jackson, Soldier & Statesman". He resides in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.; December 1, 1964; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 371 pages 
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THE FIRST., Andrus, Clift
15 Andrus, Clift THE FIRST.
First Infantry Division 1945 First Edition; Various Paperback Good+ with no dust jacket 
Red and green cover with 1 and running soldier sillouitte on front carrying an M1 Garand. Cover hs some tears, but is attached to clean contents. Center fold Map of "The Big Red One's" battles throughout Europe. This booklet contains a brief outline of the "Fighting First" division achievements. This is a copy that the soldiers could send home and has censor clearing stamp in front and place for autographs (none given) in back. Covers engagements from Africa, Sicily, U.K., D-Day Normandy, Soissons, Sigrfied Barrier, Aachen, Hurtgen Forest, The Ardennes, The Roer, THe Rhinelind, The race through Germany, The Harz Mountains, Czechoslovikia, Cease Firing, Conclusion, and statistics. Rare copy that survived the war. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. 
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The Lincoln Reader, Angle, Paul M.
16 Angle, Paul M. The Lincoln Reader
Rutgers University Press 1947 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
First Edition. Signed by Paul Angle on endpaper. There is a Phi Beta Kappa bookplate from Philadelphia to a John Barringer of Overbrook High School for "excellence in his studies". Dust has chips around edges but is now in mylar archival sleeve. The Lincoln Reader is a biography of Abraham Lincoln written by sixty-five authors. Paul Angle, the noted Lincoln scholar, selected passages from the works on contemporaries, later biographers, and even Lincoln himself, to form a composite portrait of one of the wisest and most beloved American presidents. These passages, interwoven by Angle's running commentary, blend into a single vivid narrative of Lincoln's life, from his boyhood in Indiana to his assassination and funeral. First published in 1947, The Lincoln Reader has long been considered the most definitive, complete, and authentic retelling of the life of Abraham Lincoln. Fully indexed. We provide delivery tracking. Scarce editor signed copy. ; Photographs; 8.50 X 5.80 X 1.40 inches; 592 pages; Signed by Editor 
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The Battle of Armageddon, Appelman, Hyman
17 Appelman, Hyman The Battle of Armageddon
Grand Rapids, MI Zondervan Publishing House 1944 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red lettering and drawing on cover of Christ returning on white horse. Clean contents. Paperback may indicate a booklet, phamplet, tract or book.Hyman Jedidiah Appelman was born on the banks of the Dnieper River in White Russia of Orthodox Jewish parents. Hyman arrived in America with his mother and three younger brothers in December 1914. Hyman knew Hebrew, and had a fair command of German, Russian, Yiddish and Polish. He enrolled in the public school in Chicago. Despite the handicap of learning a new language he went through the first eight grades in two years.Eventually he enrolled at Northwestern University and DePaul University attending both schools from 1918-1921. He graduated and received his license to practice law in 1921 and was a successful trial lawyer in Chicago. In December 1924 he visited Kansas City. He checked into the YMCA and in his room found and read a Gideon Bible. That was the beginning of his conversion and call to ministry.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 62 pages 
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Journey into Silence (with signed photo of author), Ashley, Jack
18 Ashley, Jack Journey into Silence (with signed photo of author)
The Bodley Head Ltd 1973 0370013840 / 9780370013848 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Has signed photo of author laid in. Clean contents. The first deaf member of Parliment. ; 192 pages; Signed by Author 
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A Moral Military, Axinn, Sidney
19 Axinn, Sidney A Moral Military
Temple University Press 1990 0877227802 / 9780877227809 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
; 0.75 x 9.25 x 6.25 Inches; 230 pages; Should a good soldier ever disobey a direct military order? Are there restrictions on how we fight a war? What is meant by 'military honor', and does it really affect the contemporary soldier? Is human dignity possible under battlefield conditions? Sidney Axinn considers these basic ethical questions within the context of the laws of warfare and answers 'yes' to each of these questions. In this study of the conduct of war, he examines actions that are honorable or dishonorable and provides the first full-length treatment of the military conventions from a philosophical point of view. Axinn gives a philosophical analysis of the 'Laws of Warfare' as found in the Hague and Geneva Conventions, which have been agreed to by almost every nation in the world. The aims of his study are to establish a basic twentieth-century framework for moral military action and to assist military personnel in analyzing their won professional ethic.Stating that moral reasoning is required by people in military uniform in a wide variety of situations, the author examines the question of the limits of military obedience. Axinn argues for the seriousness of the concept of military honor but limits honorable military activity by a strict interpretation of the notion of war crime. Major chapters deal with military honor, prisoners of war, spying, war crimes, the dirty-hands theory of command, nuclear weapons, terrorism, and covert operations. This philosophical study of the line between honorable and dishonorable military action cautions that in compliance with the war conventions professional military personnel and knowledgeable civilians must not lose their moral nerve nor abandon honor to satisfy immoral political requests. Author note: Sidney Axinn is Professor of Philosophy at Temple University. 
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A Relation of the Fearful Estate of Francis Spira, after he turned apostate from the protestant faith to popery. Together with the miserable and woful death of several others, wh have been enemies to the Gospel of Christ, B.H.
20 B.H. A Relation of the Fearful Estate of Francis Spira, after he turned apostate from the protestant faith to popery. Together with the miserable and woful death of several others, wh have been enemies to the Gospel of Christ
London Davies and Booth 1816 First Edition; First Impression Ephemera Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original imprint .Rebound in marble boards with parchment end papers and a beautiful label for title. Some foxing to uneven cut pages. Also the fearful estate and miserable end of John Chill, The Emperor Julian, Henry of Bullen, Henry the Fourth, The late famous French General Marshal Turenne, Latamus, Bishop Gardiner. Other additions to this book include: A Sketch of the Character of the late John Howard, A Short account of the life of The Rev. Timothy Senier, The life of Dr. Samuel Finley late President of New Jersey College. Among English Puritans, the most common and the most feared of Satan's temptations was the temptation to despair, the loss of hope in one's own salvation. Perhaps the most widely-known example of despair in the sixteenth and seventeenth century was the case of an Italian lawyer Francis Spira. In 1548, Spira converted to Lutheranism and began to spread the Lutheran message to others. Under pressure from the Catholic Church, however, he renounced his Protestant faith. He then became convinced that he was a reprobate, destined for hell. The story of Spira spread throughout Europe, surfacing in sermons and treatises dealing with despair. In England, an account of Spira's case by a first-hand witness, Matteo Gribalde, appeared in 1550. The most influential English account of Spira, however, was written by Nathaniel Bacon in 1638. Bacon's Fearefull Estate of Francis Spira, based on the original Latin records, became an instant best-seller and was reissued ten times in England and eight times in the American colonies in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. For anti-Puritans, Spira's case exemplified the dangers of the Calvinist teachings of predestination and human corruption. Puritans, however, empathized with Spira, seeing Spira's condition as simply an extreme example of the experience of all godly Christians. Rare works. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 80 pages 
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