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THE LIVES OF THE PATRIARCHS AND PROPHETS. Edited by H. Hastings Weld.

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THE LIVES OF THE PATRIARCHS AND PROPHETS. Edited by H. Hastings Weld.

by Weld, H Hastings

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Lindsay & Blakiston, Philadelphia:, 1846 pp. 239 +Plus Frontispiece and 7 plates of wood engravings. 16mo. 220mm. Original publisher's full red cloth binding decorated in gilt. Spine decorated and lettered in gilt. Rear board in gilt also. All edges gilt. Boards damp stained and worn around the edges. Spine heavily rubbed and gilt faded. Wear at head and base of spine. Corners bumped. Contents lightly foxed. Some of the super visible at the hub of the spine. Hardbound. Very Good with all plates. Horatio Hastings Weld (1811-1888) was an American author, newspaper editor and minister.[1] In 1845 he became an Episcopal minister. Weld was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1811. In 1845, Weld was ordained a minister in the Episcopal Church. He would serve as rector of St. James Episcopal Church of Downingtown, Pennsylvania, Trinity Church of Moorestown, New Jersey and Christ Church of Riverton, New Jersey. Weld's books include The Women of the Scriptures (1848); Life of Christ (1850); and Sacred and Poetical Quotations (1851). Weld worked with several publications, include the Brother Jonathan and the short-lived Evening Tattler in New York City. Weld died in Riverton in 1888. NW51. Hardcover. Very Good.

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Title
THE LIVES OF THE PATRIARCHS AND PROPHETS. Edited by H. Hastings Weld.
Author
Weld, H Hastings
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Lindsay & Blakiston, Philadelphia:
Date published
1846
Keywords
PUBLISHERS BINDINGS WELD GIFT BOOK LITERATURE RELIGION ENTERTAINMENT ILLUSTRATED 1852
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Ron Lieberman, has been an antiquarian bookseller, rare book appraiser, and library consultant for Fifty years. His firm, The Family Album, has issued a series of exceptional catalogs and bibliographic references in a variety of fields, including: Incunabula; Pennsylvania-Americana; German-Americana; Fine Book Bindings; Early Photographica; Printing History & Typography; Classics from the Great Scholar / Printers; Etc. He was the instructor for a series of valuable workshops and courses in the history, taste, and technique of book collecting. He frequently lectures before professional groups of librarians and archivists on: the book trade; collection and building security; disaster preparedness; appraisals; and preservation, conservation, and binding. He has also often appeared on radio and television popularizing the pleasant hobby of antique book collecting. His expert opinion on the book collecting market; values of archives and manuscripts; collection preservation & security; historic photographs; and the value of rare books has been sought by sources as diverse as: the Historical & Museum Commission of PA; the PA State Library; the Library of Congress; the Smithsonian Institution; the FBI; American Bible Society; Money Magazine; Kipplinger Magazine; Conservation Centers; Warman\\\'s Antique Price Guides; U.S.A. Today; as well as Universities, Colleges, and Historical Societies throughout the United States. As one of the organizers of the World Library Fund, Mr. Lieberman provides professional analyses of library collections, and helps plan library development for public and private institutions in the United States and abroad. He was a Member of the Board of Governors of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (A.B.A.A.), and Chairman of the A.B.A.A. Security Committee. He was a long-time regular member of the Security Committee of the Rare Book and Manuscript Section (RBMS) of the American Library Association (ALA); and was the Past President of the Middle Atlantic Chapter, A.B.A.A. Mr. Lieberman was also, for many years, a consulting editor and contributor to the Haworth Press journal: \\\"College & Undergraduate Libraries.\\\" He is also a member of the: International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) // American Library Association (ALA); + ACRL/RBMS [For 25 Continuous Years] // PA Library Association (PLA) // Bibliographical Society of America // Middle Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) // Society for the History of Authorship, Readership, and Publishing (SHARP) // Library Company of Philadelphia // Philobiblon Club // Etc. Etc.

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