Webster, Richard. A History of the Presbyterian Church in America, from its Origin until the year 1760, with Biographical Sketches of its early Ministers; With a Memoir of the Author, by the Rev. C. Van Rensselaer, D.D., and An Historical Introduction, by the Rev. William Blackwood, D.D. Philadelphia: Joseph M. Wilson, by Authority of the Presbyterian Historical Society, 1857. First Edition.
Black publisher's cloth, stamped in blind, gilt to spine, 6 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches, binding is in near-fine condition. Former owner's signature on ffep, steel-engraved portrait of Webster by J. Sartain with facsimile signature and tissue guard, some foxing to the engraving. 720 unmarked pp., light foxing, tight. Very good. Hardcover. 
The 1908 Schaff-Herzog has the following note on William Blackwood (1804-1893) the Irish-born Presbyterian who died in Baltimore, Maryland: He "edited the papers of the late Rev. Richard Webster, with introduction and indexes, and published them under the title Webster's History of the Presbyterian Church (Philadelphia, 1857); also the Biblical, Theological, Biographical, and Literary Encyclopedia (2 vols., 1873-76)."
No. 5652 in Roberts, Revival Literature: An Annotated Bibliography. "A significant portion of this excellent volume is devoted to revivals. Included in the biographical sketches are Jonathan Dickinson, William Tennent, Gilbert Tennent, Ebenezer Pemberton, Richard Treat, John Cross, John Tennent, Samuel Blair, John Rowland, Charles Beattie, John Blair, etc."
It is no. 7375 in Roberts, Whitefield in Print, with a similar annotation regarding the Great Awakening, and adding the names Alexander Craighead, Charles Tennent, Aaron Burr, William Robinson, Samuel Finley, James Davenport, Samuel Davies, John Brainerd, and John Rodgers to the list of sketches of ministers.