Crowell, John. Republics Established and Thrones Overturned by the Bible. Philadelphia: John T. Lange, 1849. First Edition.
Maroon blindstamped cloth partly faded to brown, spine titles dull, 4 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches, spine ends & corners a bit frayed. 202 clean pp., tight. Inscription, signature & ink name stamp of Lloyd Sprinkle on the ffep. Good. Hardcover. 
The author was the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in West Chester, PA.
The book has three parts: 1. The Civil Government of the Israelites, 2. The Republicanism of the Primitive Churches, 3. Republican Institutions Resulting from the Revival of Christianity. His main thesis is, The forms of human government which God has established have been Republican; Monarchies are the work of men.