Emmons, Nathanael, et al. The Massachusetts Missionary Magazine. For the year 1803. Volume I.Containing Religious and Interesting Communications, calculated to Edify Christians, and Inform the rising Generation. Salem: Printed by Joshua Cushing, 1803. First Edition.
Full leather volume with red leather spine title label in gilt, gilt rules to spine, "I" in oval black leather label in gilt. 5 1/2 8 34 inches, 483 clean pp., tight. 1804 printed bookplate of Joshua Caldwell. Recent former owner's signature on ffep. Very good. Full calf. 
Reports of missionary activity both foreign and domestic, with accounts of revivals in Scotland, at Weymouth, at Hollis, in Nova Scotia, with letters from evangelists and missionaries such as Seth Williston and Samuel Davies, with a Life of Samuel Mather and an Anecdote of Whitefield. Plus theological articles, discussion of the Halfway Covenant, poetry, obituaries, &c.