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D. Bellamy
THE FAMILY-PREACHER: CONSISTING OF PRACTICAL DISCOURSES FOR EVERY SUNDAY THROUGHOUT THE YEAR: AS ALSO FOR CHRISTMAS-DAY, GOOD-FRIDAY, AND OTHER SOLEMN OCCASIONS. The Greater Part Originals Never Before Printed. By D Bellamy, M.A. Chaplain of Kew and Petersham in the County of Surrey. [Two Volumes – First Edition]
London: Printed by William Faden. London: Printed for William Faden, 1776, First Edition. Two volumes bound in 18th century calf with five raised bands and twin red and green labels. Very attractive set in very good condition considering the age of the binding. A pasted in plate entitled “Faith Seeing Christ” opposite page 373 – see photos. Daniel Bellamy, the younger (c.1715 – 1788) was an English divine and miscellaneous writer. Bellamy was the son of Daniel Bellamy, the elder. He was educated at St Paul's School and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he took the degree of Master of Arts (MA) 'per literas regias' in 1759. His first work was the Christian Schoolmaster in 1737. He joined with his father in publishing a collection of Miscellanies in Prose and Verse; the first volume appeared in 1739, and the second in 1740. This collection contained some dramatic pieces, written to be performed by school-girls at breaking- up-time. Bellamy was minister of Kew and Petersham, and in 1749 was presented to the vicarage of St. Stephen's, near St. Albans. He died on 16 February 1788. Volume I – viii, [vi], 413pp, Volume II – [vi], 406pp. Approximately 10 ½ inches tall. Condition Report Externally Spine – good condition – title in gilt to red labels, with volume numbers to a red label, gentle wear and marks. Joints – good condition – gently worn and scratched. Corners – good condition – bumped and rubbed. Boards – good condition – worn with some marks and scratches to the leather. Page edges – good condition – red. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – good condition – solid and … [Click Below for Full Description]
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