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Hymns and Sacred Poems by  Charles  John and WESLEY - First - 1739 - from Argosy Book Store and Biblio.com

Hymns and Sacred Poems

by WESLEY, John and WESLEY, Charles

Condition: near fine


London: Strahan, 1739. First. hardcover. near fine. 223 pages. 12mo, bound in full brown morocco, decoratively engraved spine with leather label. London: William Strahan, 1739. First Edition. A near fine copy with just a bit of toning in the margins. Scarce. The first Wesley hymn book. Contains the first appearance of the famous hymn "Hark the Herald Angels Sing
  • Bookseller: Argosy Book Store US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 284004
  • Title: Hymns and Sacred Poems
  • Author: WESLEY, John and WESLEY, Charles
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - near fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First
  • Publisher: Strahan
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1739


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