Dargan, Edward Charles. A History of Preaching (2 volume set). New York: Hodder and Stoughton | George H. Doran, 1905. 
Two volumes in green cloth, 5 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches, an ex library set with standard library matter, outlines on spines from removed library labels. One defect: the first leaf (2 pp.) of the table of contents in Vol. I. is torn and lacking about half. But for all of that, the set is unopened but for the first 75 pp. of vol. i. Bottom page edges remain uncut. Good. Hardcover.
Volume I: From the Apostolic Fathers to the Great Reformers, A. D. 70-1572
Volume II: From the Close of the Reformation to the end of the Nineteenth Century, 1572-1900
Edward Charles Dargan (1852-1930), b. Springville, SC; d. Chicago, IL. He was pastor of several churches before becoming a professor at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, teaching there from 1892 to 1907. In 1907 he was called to the pulpit of the First Baptist Church of Macon, GA. Besides his valuable A History of Preaching, Dargan also edited Broadus's Preparation and Delivery of Sermons.