Arundel, John; et al. The Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle. 1830. London: Frederick Westley and A. H. Davis, 1830. First Edition.
Quarter calf, marbled boards, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, spine abraded with some loss, retains the two black leather title labels, outer joints cracked with strong inner paper hinges. Has the appearance of being rebacked long ago, with the original backstrip relaid. 552 clean pp., double columns, former owner's signature on the end papers. This volume does not have the portraits of ministers bound in. Good.  $75.00
Not in Roberts, although the volume for 1822 is mentioned. This periodical began in 1793 and some form of it continued until 1904. It was aimed at Calvinists within the evangelical movement in Great Britain and was supported by both churchmen and independents. It strongly supported evangelism and revivals, as well as giving thoughtful articles in theology, biography, missionary society reports, book reviews, &c.
Of revival interest in this volume: United Prayer for the Effusion of the Holy Ghost and the Conversion of the World; Extract of a Letter from the Rev. Alfred Ely, Pastor of the Congregational Church at Monson, M. S. S. [on Revival in Monson, MA]; Revivals of Religion in France, by Andrew Reed; Memoir of the Rev. William Roby.
The bulk of this volume pertains to foreign missions, with letters and reports from such places as Tahiti, Malaca, Calcutta, Teloogoo, St. Petersburgh, East Indies, South Africa, Van Diemen's Land, Sandwich Islands, Singapore, Papara, Java, Huahine, &c. Also, many reports, articles, letters regarding Slavery.