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Life and Letters of Peter and Susan Lesley, Ames, Mary Leslely
1 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 
Price: 79.97 USD
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A discourse upon governments, divine and human,  Prepared by appointment of the Presbytery of harmony, and delivered before that body during its ... Williamsburg district, S.C., April, 1853,, Coit, John Calkins
2 Coit, John Calkins A discourse upon governments, divine and human, Prepared by appointment of the Presbytery of harmony, and delivered before that body during its ... Williamsburg district, S.C., April, 1853,
Printed by T.F. Greneker 1853 First Edition Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Disbound booklet or imprint with no cover. Original not a reprint or POD. Foxing to pages and ink spot on top left corner and bottom left title page. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Very Rare.; 47 pages; p 
Price: 149.97 USD
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The Brazen Serpent, or Faith in Christ Illustrated, Jones, Joseph H. D. D. (1797-1868)
3 Jones, Joseph H. D. D. (1797-1868) The Brazen Serpent, or Faith in Christ Illustrated
Philadelphia PA Presbyterian Board of Publication 1864 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
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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4 Overmyer, Joe B. , J. Blair Morton History of the Presbytery of Kanawha
Charleston, W. Va. Jarrett Printing Co. 1957 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Book Started by Dr. J. Blair Morton who was clerk of Kanawha Presbytery for 37 years and finished by 17 years after his death.; Phographs 
Price: 39.97 USD
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The Lexington Presbytery Heritage  The Presbytery of Lexington and Its Churches in the Synod of Virginia Presbyterian Church in the United States, Wilson, Howard McKnight
5 Wilson, Howard McKnight The Lexington Presbytery Heritage The Presbytery of Lexington and Its Churches in the Synod of Virginia Presbyterian Church in the United States
McClure Press 1971 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
An excellent local church history that has maps, photos, several appendices, and indexes. Great historical and genealogical reference. Looks new. Scarce. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 510 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
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