Bacon, William. Salvation Made Sure or An Attempt to Show, First - That all Christians do not Obtain the Full Assurance of Hope. Second - That all Christians Can Obtain It. Third - The Way to Obtain It and Fourth - The Importance of Obtaining It. Albany: G. J. Loomis, 1827. Revised Edition.
Red leather spine with plain paper boards, small chip top of spine, small hole in backstrip near title. 4 x 6 inches, printed paper bookplate of a church library contemporary with book, more recent owner's name and ink name stamp (Sprinkle) on the ffep. 156 pp. with foxing. Good. Hardcover. 
With an Appendix, containing some Remarks on the Nature of Spiritual Darkness; Together with some Directions to those who are Labouring under it.
William Bacon (1789-1863), a Presbyterian minister of the New School, b. at Cherry Valley, NY, and graduated at Union College in 1815. "He studied theology with Drs. Nott and Yates, and was ordained by the Presbytery of Buffalo in 1817." He served mainly in upstate New York but was also for a time a missionary in Philadelphia and at New Orleans. "His later years were spent in retirement and affliction, but not in idleness; his time was taken up in writing for the press. Besides numerous contributions to periodicals, he published Tracts on Episcopacy, Old and New School Presbyterianism, Salvation Made Sure, Salvation in Earnest, etc." - M'Clintock & Strong.