Lot 1216: Thomas T Biddulph THE INCONSISTENCY OF CONFORMITY 1816 First American Edition Antique Theology Christianity Leather Binding
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: The Inconsistency of Conformity to this World with a Profession of Christianity, Illustrated in Three Dialogues Between Mrs. Dormer and Miss Newman.
Author: Thomas T. Biddulph
Publisher: Published by T. Bedlington
Printing Information: First US Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 108 pages
Width: 3.75" Height: 6"
Book Details: This work was a very popular dialogue on appropriate religious conduct.
Condition / Notes: This antique volume is the first American edition of this work. The volume is bound in half leather, with marbled paper-covered boards, and gilt lettering and ruling to the spine. The volume displays moderate external wear, with rubbing to the covers and edges, and faint vertical cracking to the spine edges. The binding is cracked at the rear hinge. An armorial bookplate reading "Bibliotheque Schorsch" is present to the front paste-down, and the endpapers are mildly foxed and moisture marked, with no rear flyleaf present. The interior displays occasional foxing.
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