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Wilson, Thomas, Bishop of Sodor and Man
The knowledge and practice of Christianity made easy to the meanest capacities: or, an essay towards an Instruction for the Indians . The second edition, with additions
J. Osborn, London, 1741. 12mo, pp. [10], iv, xxxvi, 257, [1]; contemporary full calf, gilt-decorated spine in 6 compartments, red morocco label in 1; slight cracking of the upper joint, but a very good, sound copy. Fundamentals of Christianity to be taught to the Indians of Georgia. De Renne I, p. 88 citing the first edition of the previous year: "The dedication 'To the Honourable Trustees of the Colony of Georgia,' states that 'this essay . was begun at the instance of James Oglethorpe, Esquire' - the founder of the Colony of Georgia. Sabin 104691: "Wilson's work was frequently reprinted during the succeeding century, passing through more than twenty editions." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB) [St. Paul, MN, U.S.A.]
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