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HURLBUT'S STORY OF THE BIBLE, SELF PRONOUNCING: The Complete Bible Story, running From Genesis to Revelation, Told in the Simple Language of To-day for Young and Old. One Hundred and Sixty-eight Stories Each Complete in Itself, and Together Forming a Connected Narrative of the Holy Scripture. Profusely Illustrated with Color Plates and Half-Tone Engravings.

by Hurlbut, Jesse Lyman

Condition: Very Good


J.C. Winston, Philadelphia:, 1904. pp. 757 +Plus 16 leaves of color plates and numerous B/W illustrations throughout the text. 12mo. 220mm. Original publisher's pictorial full green cloth binding lettered in gilt and decorated in black, white, and yellow. Cover depicts sandy backdrop with a young boy playing a lyre looking joyous framed by vines and pillars. Spine lettered and decorated similarly. Cover colors worn and boards are rubbed. Spine soiled and faded. Some wear to base and head of spine. Corners fraying. Front hinge cracked. Some pages mildly damp-stained. Hardbound. Very Good. Jesse Lyman Hurlbut (1843-1930) was an American clergyman of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He was born in New York City, graduated at Wesleyan University in 1864, and held pastorates at Newark, Montclair, Paterson, Plainfield, Hoboken, Morristown, Orange, and Bloomfield, all in New Jersey. After 1879 he was connected with the Sunday-school and tract work of his denomination. He was secretary of the Epworth League in 1889-1892 and for some time was associated with J. H. Vincent in the direction of the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle. From 1909 until his retirement in 1914 he was District Superintendent of the Newark District. NW63. Hardcover. Very Good.


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