AN EXCURSION INTO BETHLEHEM & NAZARETH, IN PENNSYLVANIA, IN THE YEAR 1799; WITH A SUCCINCT HISTORY OF THE SOCIETY OF UNITED BRETHREN, COMMONLY CALLED MORAVIANS. BY JOHN C. OGDEN, PRESBYTER IN THE PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL CHURCH, IN THE UNITED STATES.

Philadelphia: Printed by Charles Cist, 1805. [1-title], [1 blank], 167, [1 blank] pp. Contemporary signature of Elizabeth Steiner on front free endpaper. Modern quarter calf over paper-covered boards [rubbed]. Light tan and fox, Good+.

The second edition, after the 1800 Philadelphia. "Includes a short narration of the massacre of Christian Indians at Salem and Gnadenhutten." Sabin. The book is an important primary source for the cultural and religious life of the Moravians, as well as for the topography, resources, agriculture, and commercial life of the area.
Howes 037. Field 1152. AI 9050 [3]. Sabin 56815. 35 Decker 709 [1800 ed.]. Not in Eberstadt. OCLC notes microforms only. Item #24288

Price: $125.00

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