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Clark, Thomas M.:

A SERMON ON THE TRUE STYLE OF MAN, DELIVERED IN TRINITY CHURCH, CHICAGO, ON SUNDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 17, 1856, BY.... BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE OF RHODE ISLAND.

S.C. Griggs, Chicago: 1856 Original printed wrappers, stitched. 15, [1 blank] pp. Light wear, Very Good. A rare ante-fire imprint. The verso of the title page lists Charles Scott of Chicago as printer and binder, with a pencil inscription, '1857. Oct. 19. Gift of Rev. F.D. Huntington of Cambridge.' Clark explains that the "training now demanded of our young men" must "cultivate [the] intellectual faculties." He warns against the "tyrannical public opinion" which prevails in America, stifles independent thought, and promotes conformity and an inferior "moral standard of trade." FIRST EDITION. Byrd 2421 [2]. OCLC locates three, under two accession numbers [as of October 2014]. Not in Ante-Fire Imprints, Sabin, Eberstadt, Decker.


Book Id: 20460

Price: $275.00

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