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

by Weld, H Hastings

Condition: Very Good


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.


  • Bookseller: THE FAMILY ALBUM, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 027BIND3
  • 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
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Lindsay & Blakiston, Philadelphia:
  • Date published: 1846
  • Keywords: PUBLISHERS BINDINGS WELD GIFT BOOK LITERATURE RELIGION ENTERTAINMENT ILLUSTRATED 1852
  • Bookseller catalogs: ILLUSTRATED; RELIGION; BINDINGS;


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