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Life of the Rev. Joseph Grafton : by  S. F Smith - Signed First Edition - 1849. - from Cellar Stories Bookstore and Biblio.com

Life of the Rev. Joseph Grafton : Late Pastor of the First Baptist Church, Newton, MA

by Smith, S. F

Condition: Good


Boston:: John Putnam,, 1849.. First edition. Cloth. Good. 213 pp, 12mo. Family presentation copy. Rubbing to spine ends & corners, spine head chipped. Spine sunned, mildly slanted. Two clipped ink signatures of Rev. Grafton affixed to frontispiece (engraving portrait, not original? - pasted to ffep verso). Offsetting to title pg opposite frontispiece. Light foxing, tanning scattered to pgs throughout. One leaf dogeared. Ink inscription to fpd: "This book has been in the possession of Elizabeth Hanshaw (sp?) for several years. In her last sickness she gave it to her sister Mary Coolidge who brought it from Leicester in 1866 & with the autographs presented them to the only person in this vicinity who wears the name of the good man, whose deeds are passing away, with the generation who hallow his memory. Joseph Grafton Coolidge, 1867." C Signed
  • Bookseller: Cellar Stories Bookstore US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 11203
  • Title: Life of the Rev. Joseph Grafton :
  • Author: Smith, S. F
  • Format/binding: Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: John Putnam,
  • Place: Boston:
  • Date published: 1849.
  • Keywords: smith Newton MA Religion First Baptist Society Signed inscribed family presentation copy Grafton 19th Century 1800s


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