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A Collection of the Works of William Penn. In Two Volumes. To Which is Prefixed a Journal of His Life. With Many Original Letters and Papers Not Before Published.

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A Collection of the Works of William Penn. In Two Volumes. To Which is Prefixed a Journal of His Life. With Many Original Letters and Papers Not Before Published.

by Penn, William

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At the Bible in George-Yard, Lombard-Street: Printed and Sold by the Assigns of J. Sowle.. Two volumes. Epistle by William Penn from 1799 bound in back of volume two: "An Epistle, containing a Salutation to All Faithful Friends, a Reproof to the Unfaithful, and a Visitation to the Inquiring, in a Solemn Farewell to Them All in the Land of My Nativity." From the personal library of Quaker scholar and author, Rufus M. Jones. Moderately worn modern cloth binding, strongly damp stained, binding tight, bookplate, two library stamps "Library of Haverford College Rufus M. Jones Study" (did not circulate), first four pages damp stained at hinge and corners (does not affect text), large damp stain from top of page to last two hundred pages, else pages lightly browned with almost no foxing, 911 pages. Volume II: Worn and damp stained modern cloth binding, damp stain to bottom corner throughout (does not affect text), binding tight, pages bright and clean, same bookplate and stamps as volume one, small peeled area to rear endpaper, 916 pages plus text. Photos and further description available upon request. . Good-. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1726.

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Bookseller
Vintage Quaker/Corner Bookshop US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
087923
Title
A Collection of the Works of William Penn. In Two Volumes. To Which is Prefixed a Journal of His Life. With Many Original Letters and Papers Not Before Published.
Author
Penn, William
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good-
Quantity-available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed and Sold by the Assigns of J. Sowle.
Place of Publication
At the Bible in George-Yard, Lombard-Street
Date Published
1726
Keywords
William Penn; Quaker; Pennsylvania; Americana; history; Christianity; theology; Religious Society of Friends
Bookseller catalogs
Quaker, History, Religion;
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About Vintage Quaker/Corner Bookshop

We got started selling online as Vintage Quaker Books in 2013 and opened a storefront under the name The Corner Bookshop in 2020. Vintage Quaker Books sells books by, for, and about Quakers (Religious Society of Friends) and a variety of other Christian books. The Corner Bookshop is a general used bookstore located in a cozy basement under/behind the main shopping street of Front Street in Bath, Maine.

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