Nutter, Rev. Charles S. Historic Hymnists, A Portrait Gallery of Great Hymn Writers. Boston: The Author, 1893. 1st . Blue cloth hardcover, 8 x 10, 208 clean pp., tight, with many portrait illustrations. 1964 signature in ink on the front free end paper. Good. Hardcover.  $75.00
Fifty brief biographies and portraits of famous Christian hymnwriters, with selections from their hymns. Included are Richard Baxter, George W. Bethune, Horatius Bonar, William Cowper, Philip Doddridge, Timothy Dwight, Madame Guyon, John Keble, Martin Luther, John Newton, Ray Palmer, Elizabeth Prentiss, Augustus Toplady, Isaac Watts, Charles Wesley, and others. There is an “index of first lines” included as well.