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Observations on the Distinguishing Views and Practices of the Society of Friends

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Observations on the Distinguishing Views and Practices of the Society of Friends

by Gurney, Joseph John

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New York: Mahlon Day. Scuffed, edge worn leather covers, hinges beginning to crack on front, bottom of spine chipped, top section of leather over spine missing. Owner bookplate, browned marbled end papers and page edges, page edges and first and last few pages foxed, section of pages browned in middle, text block binding tight, good. First American edition from the seventh London edition. Other edition: Smith I:882-3 . Good. Full Leather. 1st American. 1840.

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Bookseller
Vintage Quaker/Corner Bookshop US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
038306
Title
Observations on the Distinguishing Views and Practices of the Society of Friends
Author
Gurney, Joseph John
Format/binding
Full Leather
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
1st American
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Mahlon Day
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1840
Keywords
Quakerism; Testimonies; Doctrine; religion; Quaker

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About Vintage Quaker/Corner Bookshop

We got started selling online as Vintage Quaker Books in 2013 and opened a storefront under the name The Corner Bookshop in 2020. Vintage Quaker Books sells books by, for, and about Quakers (Religious Society of Friends) and a variety of other Christian books. The Corner Bookshop is a general used bookstore located in a cozy basement under/behind the main shopping street of Front Street in Bath, Maine.

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edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [More]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process... [More]
bookplate
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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
text block
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