Questions on the Gospels; the lessons in historical and chronological order, according to the arrangement of Townsend's Chronological New Testament Volume II

By: Longking, Joseph

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Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Hard paper cover has heavy staining and foxing to endpapers. Front hing cracking inside. This is an original 1844 edition not a reprint. content clean. Print on cover very hard to read. Rare early.Copy. Joseph Longking was born in Leeds, YOrkshire, England Sept. 2, 1806. In 1819 at age 13 he migrated to America and came to reside in New York, N.Y. In 1826 he became the assistant to the superintendent of the Methodist Book concern who manfactured their own books. In 1846 he became the superintendent. He began writing Longking's Questions and Notes which became the standard textbook of Methodist Sunday Schools. He also taught Sunday School at the Green Street N.Y. Church with a class of over 100. Some of his students included Dr. Charles Taylor- later missionary to China, others included notable businessmen of the era and Church leaders. He later founded the St. John's Methodist Episcopal Church of Newburg, N.Y. (the Methodist Review, V. 3, 47, and 69) Dr. Longking was a friend of Benjamin Franklin. ; 32mo 4" - 5" tall; 128 pages

Book Title: Questions on the Gospels; the lessons in historical and chronological order, according to the arrangement of Townsend's Chronological New Testament Volume II

Author Name: Longking, Joseph

Categories: Religion,

Edition: 1st Edition Thus; First Impression

Publisher: J.W. Wright and l. Swormsted: 1844

Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.): Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID or SKU: 62280