The Presbyterian Magazine: A Monthly Publication. Vol. I. 1821
The Presbyterian Magazine: A Monthly Publication. Vol. I. 1821
The Presbyterian Magazine: A Monthly Publication. Vol. I. 1821

The Presbyterian Magazine: A Monthly Publication. Vol. I. 1821

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Neill, W.; Janeway, J. J.; Wylie, S. B.; et al. The Presbyterian Magazine: A Monthly Publication. Vol. I. 1821. Philadelphia: Littell & Henry, 1821. First Edition. [4641]

Full calf, black leather spine label, spine with gilt rules and "1," 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches, front joint weak, inner end paper hinges good. Copperplate bookplate of H. J. Rahauser, Hagers-Town, Md., 2015 owner's signature above it, narrow dampstain below it. General title page, preface, and index, and the 12 numbers for 1821. Preliminaries plus 580 pp. Tight, relatively clean contents. Very good. Full calf. 

This publication was in print for two years.

Contributors include the Revs. J. J. Janeway, J. P. Wilson, G. C. Potts, J. Bank, J. Brodhead, S. B. Wylie, W. Neill, E. S. Ely, T. H. Skinner, R. M'Cartee, B. Hoff, and W. M. Engles.

The stated goals in the Preface of Vol. I. are 1. Religious communications including essays on doctrinal subjects, church history and government, the nature and design of gospel ordinances, biblical criticism, illustrations of prophecy, and evidences of the truth of Christianity. 2. Reviews of old books and new publications. 3. Religious intelligence: such as well attested accounts of revivals of religion. 4. Select pieces of approved poetry on religious subjects. 5. A list of new publications. 6. An obituary.