Hawker, Robert. Zion's Pilgrim 1810 Newark NJ imprint
Hawker, Robert. Zion's Pilgrim 1810 Newark NJ imprint
Hawker, Robert. Zion's Pilgrim 1810 Newark NJ imprint
Hawker, Robert. Zion's Pilgrim 1810 Newark NJ imprint

Hawker, Robert. Zion's Pilgrim 1810 Newark NJ imprint

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Hawker, Robert. Zion's Pilgrim. Newark, N. J.: Printed by William Tuttle, 1810. Second American Edition. [8674]

Full leather binding with red leather title label, rubbed at the edges but with sound joints, 14.25 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches), tight. (1)-196 pp.  Defective: lacking 2 leaves, pp. 45-46 & pp. 197-198. No free end papers, a few margins chipped. Fair.

OCLC 7601582. Shaw & Shoemaker 20302.

An allegory presenting scenes of the Christian Pilgrim traveling to the Heavenly Zion. Along the way we encounter the Moral Man, the Moral Preacher, the Prayer Meeting, the Mournful Believer, the Dead Child, the Suicide, the Ploughman, the Strayed Sheep, the Jew, the Paralytic, &c.

Robert Hawker (1753-1827), “a Calvinistic divine, a native of Exeter, Vicar of Charles-the-Martyr, Plymouth, for fifty years, published many sermons and theological works…” – Allibone.

Spurgeon wrote of Hawker’s Bible commentary, saying that it was “full of devotion and sweetness.”