The Journals of the Lives and Travels of Samuel Bownas, and John Richardson: (I) An Account of the Lives, Travels, and Christian Experiences in the Work of the Ministry of Samuel Bownas; (II) An Account of the Life of Ancient Servant...John Richardson

By: Bownas, Samuel, and John Richardson

Price: $250.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


Full calf, five raised bands. Leather shows surface rubbing, rounded and exposed corners, both covers reinforced/reattached by stitching along joints. Main title detached but present, all other leaves firmly anchored. viii,242,vi,220 pp. Interior shows typical signs of use, including light to moderate foxing, occasional light dampstaining, some creased corners. Some fascinating period inscriptions: 1) main title: "John Gardiner's / Book / Given by His Mother / to Him Catharine Tomlinson / 178[?]"; 2) front pastedown: partially decipherable, undated, Gloucester County [New Jersey?]; 3) manuscript notes on blank verso of second title concerning the passing of two friends, Bowman and Buchan[?], on the same day, month, and year ("2nd of the 4th mo. 1753"), dated 2nd mo, 18th 1818; 4) name of Elizabeth Easttaugh and date of 23 of 8th mo 1738 on blank recto of rear flyleaf; signature of John Gardiner on rear flyleaf. Howes B 668 (combined edition). Quaker.

Title: The Journals of the Lives and Travels of Samuel Bownas, and John Richardson: (I) An Account of the Lives, Travels, and Christian Experiences in the Work of the Ministry of Samuel Bownas; (II) An Account of the Life of Ancient Servant...John Richardson

Author Name: Bownas, Samuel, and John Richardson

Categories: Imprints & Bindings, Pennsylvania: Philadelphia, Myth, Religion & Folklore,

Edition: First American Edition

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, William Dunlap, "at the Newest Printing-Office, in Market-Street": 1759

Binding: Full-Leather

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: N/A

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 033598

Keywords: Bownas Richardson Quaker Philadelphia