Baptist Board of Foreign Missions. The Latter Day Luminary : Vol. II. & III. February 1820 - November 1822. Philadelphia: Baptist Board of Foreign Missions for the United States, 1820. First Edition. 
Half leather with marbled boards, spine shellacked, outer hinges cracked and filled with paste, red leather spine title label, 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches, college bookplate, we notice one oval ink name stamp on one page of text. Lined end papers, recent former owner's signature on front paste-down, notes in pencil drawing attention to the revival articles in the volume, one leaf cut and laid in. Detailed list of numbers below. Good.
The periodical numbers in this bound volume are:
Vol. II. No. XI (February, 1820); No. XIII (May, 1820); No. XIV (August, 1820); No. XV (November, 1820); No. XVI (February, 1821); No. XVII (May, 1821).
Vol. III. No. II (February, 1822); No. III (March, 1822); No. IV (April, 1822); No. V (May, 1822); No. VI. (June, 1822); No. VIII (August, 1822); No. X. (October, 1822); No. XI (November, 1822).
14 issues in all.
Contributors in this volume include Luther Rice, Robert B. Semple, John Mason Peck, Job Washburn, Adoniram Judson, Ann Hasseltine Judson, William Warder of Kentucky, Obadiah B. Brown, Pliny Fisk, Levi Parsons, S. M. Noel (Indian School in Kentucky), Hosea Holcombe, Elder Thomas Smiley of the Chemung Association, William Ward (India), Daniel Hascall, Wm. Staughton, Lucius Bolles, Lott Carey.
This series was published in six volumes from 1818 to 1825. They are no. 3209 in Roberts, Revival Literature: An Annotated Bibliography. "A periodical rich in revival material, including letters of John Mason Peck."
This volume contains theological articles, annual reports of the Board, Bible commentary, missionary letters of Adoniram Judson, reports of missions to Cherokee Indians, home missionary reports, revival news from Kentucky and elsewhere, African mission reports, &c. It also contains a report on the burning of widows in India. There are tables of all of the congregations within the Baptist Board's overview, with their Association, state, number of members, name of correspondent with their address, times of meetings, and places of meetings.