THE DUTY OF MINISTERS OF THE GOSPEL TO GUARD AGAINST THE PHARISAISM AND SADDUCISM, OF THE PRESENT DAY. SHEWED IN A SERMON PREACH'D TO THE CONVENTION OF MINISTERS OF THE PROVINCE OF THE MASSACHUSETTS-BAY, N.E. AT BOSTON, ON THURSDAY, MAY 28. 1741. BY... PRESIDENT OF HARVARD COLLEGE IN CAMBRIDGE.

Boston: 1741. 39pp, bound in later cloth with gilt-lettered title on front cover [hinges starting]. Only a few widely scattered fox marks. Lacking the half title, else Very Good.

Holyoke was president of Harvard from 1737 until his death in 1769. "At the first visit of George Whitefield to the college, Dr. Holyoke commended him" [Appleton's]. Later, after Whitefield criticized the college, Holyoke turned against him and decided he was an itinerant enthusiast.
FIRST EDITION. Evans 4730. III Appleton's 245. Item #16543

Price: $450.00

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