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Samuel Mather
1729 THE LIFE OF COTTON MATHER Salem Witchcraft Witch Trials Bible new england
Boston: 1729. BOUND WITH AN EXTRA SERMON BY THOMAS PRINCE ON THE DEATH OF MATHER! $$$ EXTREMELY VALUABLE $$$ PROFOUNDLY RARE & EXTREMELY SCARCE 1729 FIRST EDITION BY SAMUEL MATHER, THE SON OF COTTON MATHER! BOUND WITH AN EXTRA 1728 SERMON BY THOMAS PRINCE! "THE LIFE OF THE VERY REVEREND AND LEARNED COTTON MATHER, D.D. & F.R.S., LATE PASTOR OF THE NORTH CHURCH IN BOSTON" [ Bound With] 1728 SERMON ON THE DEATH OF COTTON MATHER BY THE REV. THOMAS PRINCE, PASTOR OF THE SOUTH CHURCH IN BOSTON By Samuel Mather. Boston, New England: Printed for Samuel Gerrish, 1729. First Edition! Original Leather Binding, hinges starting and boards loose but ropes holding. Octavo, measuring 8" x 5" with [2 blank], [4], iv, 6, 10, 186 pages. Totally Complete with half-title. [Bound With] A 25 page Sermon by the Famous Rev. Thomas Prince on the death of Cotton Mather, bound in the rear with a separate Title Page Dated 1728! This Sermon by Prince is extremely valuable all by itself! COTTON MATHER, (February 12, 1663 - February 13, 1728; A.B. 1678, Harvard College; A.M. 1681, honorary doctorate 1710, University of Glasgow) was a socially and politically influential New England Puritan minister, prolific author, and pamphleteer. He left a scientific legacy due to his hybridization experiments and his promotion of inoculation for disease prevention, though he is most frequently remembered today for his involvement in the Salem witch trials. He was subsequently denied the presidency of Harvard College which his father, Increase Mather, had held. Mather was born in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony, the s … [Cliquez ci-dessous pour une description complète]
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