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A Review of

A Review of "A Discourse Occasioned by the Death of Daniel Webster, Preached at the Melodeon on Sunday, October 31, 1852, by Theodore Parker, Minister of the Twenty-Eighth Congregational Society in Boston."

by Junius Americanus (George Osborne Stearns, pseud.)

Condition: Wrappers chipped, edges darkened, tear to top corner of title page, offsetting on two pages, else leaves clean; overall a good+


Boston and Cambridge: James Munroe and Company, 1853. First edition. Stapled paper wrappers. Wrappers chipped, edges darkened, tear to top corner of title page, offsetting on two pages, else leaves clean; overall a good+ or better copy.. 89 pp. 8vo. Presentation copy (only first name remains) signed "With the Respects of the Author." Theodore Parker was a New England Transcendentalist and anti-slavery activist. Stearns felt Parker's sermon pernicious: "By an unheard of ferocity of attack upon the dead man's fame in a funeral sermon this man has put himself beyond the pale of conventional protection. He has shown no mercy to the dead, we shall show none to him living." Sabin 36924. LCP Afro-Americana 9775.
  • Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 27433
  • Title: A Review of "A Discourse Occasioned by the Death of Daniel Webster, Preached at the Melodeon on Sunday, October 31, 1852, by Theodore Parker, Minister of the Twenty-Eighth Congregational Society in Boston."
  • Author: Junius Americanus (George Osborne Stearns, pseud.)
  • Format/binding: Stapled paper wrappers
  • Book condition: Used - Wrappers chipped, edges darkened, tear to top corner of title page, offsetting on two pages, else leaves clean; overall a good+
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Publisher: James Munroe and Company
  • Place: Boston and Cambridge
  • Date published: 1853
  • Keywords: , Americana, Americana, 19th c., Daniel Webster, American History, Ephemera, Funeral Orations, , Pamphlet


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