Bibliophile Sale | 14 March 2013
A Letter to a Friend on the Authority, Purpose, and Effects, of Christianity...
Sold for £40
Gurney (Joseph John)
A Letter to a Friend on the Authority, Purpose, and Effects, of Christianity, The Third Edition, page of advertisements at end, presentation copy from the author with ink inscription: "With the Author's kind regards" on fly-leaf, bookplate of Walter Somerville Gurney on front pastedown, endpapers marked, contemporary half calf, slightly rubbed, upper cover detached, London and Edinburgh, 1824 'a7 Des Carri'e8res (Jean-Thomas H'e9rissant) A New Set of French Idiomatical Phrases, new edition, very small wormholes in a few margins towards end, ink signature of S. Whitaker and notes on endpapers at beginning and end, contemporary roan, rubbed, some surface wear, upper cover detaching, 1814; and 3 others, 12mo & 8vo (5).
⁂ Joseph John Gurney (1788-1847), banker and religious writer; brother of Elizabeth Fry.
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