Cappe, Newcome; Cappe, Catharine. Discourses chiefly on Devotional Subjects, by the late Rev. Newcome Cappe; To which are Prefixed Memoirs of His Life, by Catharine Cappe; With an Appendix, containing a Sermon preached at the Interment of the Author, by the late Rev. William Wood. From the second English edition. Boston: Wells and Lilly, 1818. Second Edition. 
Full brown leather binding wtih gilt rules & red leather title panel to spine, a little surface wear to the outer hinges, 5 /2 x 8 3/4 inches, covers well-attached. Maine State College bookplate, remnants of paper label to spine, round emboss stamp to tp. Bookplate & rear end paper with "No Longer the Property Of..." ink stamp. Contemporary undated gift inscription to ffep. 388 clean pp., tight. Very good. Leather bound.
Rev. Newcome Cappe (1732-1800) English Dissenting minister of Socinian (Unitarian) views. Educated under Dr. Doddridge, and at the University of Glasgow. Cappe was for forty years pastor of a congregation in York.
“He was an eloquent preacher and a learned and eloquent man.” – Darling.
“Eminent talents for pulpit eloquence, with a copious flow of strong and often beautiful expression.” – Rev. W. Wood.
“In our view the most eloquent sermon writer of modern times.” – Lon. Mon. Repository.
Twenty-four sermons on Faith, The Love of God, Duty in Affliction, &c.; plus the Memoir and Internment Sermon.