Sermons and 'Anti-Infidel' Tracts
Sermons and 'Anti-Infidel' Tracts
Sermons and 'Anti-Infidel' Tracts

Sermons and 'Anti-Infidel' Tracts

1809 UK

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Sammelband of eight pamphlets - (1) "A Sermon Preached at St. James's Church, Latchford, Warrington, Oct. 25th, 1809, In Commemoration of the 49th Anniversary of His Majesty's accession to the Throne of these Realms, and the Commencement of the Fiftieth Year of His Reign", Warrington, 1809, 23pp, [1]; (2) "Family Worship Considered - A Sermon", London, 1818, 36pp; (3) "The Grace of God to Britain - A Sermon delivered at the Female Orphan Asylum", London, 1818, 24pp; (4) "Female Virtue and Domestic Religion Recommended by the Example of our Late Illustrious Queen Charlotte", London, 1818, viii, 26pp; (5) "The Radical Triumverate, or Infidel Paine, Lord Byron and Surgeon Lawrence Colleaguing With the Patriotic Radicals to Emancipate Mankind", London, 1820, [2], ii, 50pp, frontispiece; (6) "Britannia's Tears Over Her Patriot and Hero, the Late Illustrious and Benevolent Duke of Kent and Strathern", second edition, London, 1820, 30pp, frontispiece; (7) "Popery and Protestantism Compared; or their Principles and History Traced and the Duties of Protestants at the Present Crisis Considered", London, 1821, [2], 34pp; (8) "The Anti-Infidel; or Monthly Reflector", London, 1820, viii, 125pp, [1], frontispiece. Bound in contemporary half calf and marbled paper over boards, smooth back divided into six panels by gilt rules, morocco title label to second panel, author label to fourth, remaining panels with central gilt lozenge and volute corner pieces. Slightly rubbed to extremities, internally some very light browning, but generally quite bright and clean. From the library of Lord Eldon, with his circular bookplate to front pastedown. An interesting collection of anti-radical pamphlets owned by Eldon, who was of course mentioned by name in Shelley's 'Masque of Anarchy'. All of the pamphlets are uncommon, COPAC shows the first at Ox only, second at BL, Ox and Cam, third and fourth at BL only, fifth at BL, Cam, Chathams, the sixth BL and Ox, seventh, Ox and NLS, and the eighth is not on COPAC
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