Blackburn, John. The True Character, and Probable Results, of American Revivals: A Discourse, delivered at Maberly Chapel, Kingsland, on Thursday morning, April 8, 1830; Before the Monthly Meeting of Pastors and Churches, and Published at their Request. With an Appendix. London: Holdsworth and Ball, 1830. First Edition. 
Recently sewn into a plain gray wrapper, 8 3/4 x 6 inches, small divinity school stamp on the half title and title pages, also "withdrawn" on the tp. Authors name in blue pencil on the half title. 48 (1) pages, unopened at top. Very good. Pamphlet.
Roberts, Revival Literature: An Annotated Bibliography, no. 509. "An appraisal of American revivals with references to Lyman Beecher, Jonathan Edwards, Charles G. Finney, Gilbert Tennant and George Whitefield."
The author presents 4 points: 1. To state those Doctrinal Principles, which are especially enforced in the seasons of Religious Revival; 2. To describe the several Peculiarities by which they are usually characterized; 3. To explain the system of Means by which they are generally produced; 4. To illustrated the permanent Influence which they exert on the general interests of the Christian Church.
John Blackburn (1791-1855), b. Whitechapel, Middlesex, England; d. Clerkenwell, London. Rev. Blackburn was an English Dissenting, or Congregational, minister.