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MILLER, SAMUEL. Presbyterianism the Truly Primitive and Apostolical Constitution of the Primitive Church of Christ. By Samuel Miller, D.D. Professor of Ecclesiastical History and Church Government in the Theological Seminary at Princeton, New Jersey. Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication. (c1835). 12mo, 12.7 x 19.8cm. Bound publisher's green cloth, faded gilt title on spine, brighter gilt design on front cover depicting vines and books, mottled--i.e. varnish coming out of cloth in small spots all over, corners bumped, fraying and wearing through cloth at spine ends and corners, yellow endpapers with large bookplate of the "Philomathen Literary Society of Bethel Academical Institute" on front paste-down endpaper--same name in calligraphic pencil on front flyleaf with name "John Borelandibus" below, modern bookplate of M.S. Carothers on rear paste-down endpaper, pencil arithmetic notes on rear endpapers, light occasional foxing. Collation: A3-6, B-H6, I2. Also signed with numbers: 1-86. Pagination: (1) title, (1) copyright, [5]-98pp. Bound with: MILLER, SAMUEL. Infant Baptism Scriptural and Reasonable: and Baptism by Sprinkling or Affusion, the Most Suitable and Edifying Mode. [Same author & publisher statement as above] (c1835). Collation: [R]4-6, S-Z6, 2A6, 2B4, last leaf blank. Pagination: (1) title, (1) advertisement & copyright, [5]-122pp. Last 20 leaves with very light water stain on bottom. Samuel Miller (1769-1850) American Presbyterian divine, professor of ecclesiastical history and church government in the Princeton Theological Seminary, 1813-49. "He was a stanch Calvinist and entered heartily into the defense of his positions. He was particularly prominent in the discussions which led to the disruption of the Presbyterian Church in 1837."--

Title: Presbyterianism the Truly Primitive and Apostolical Constitution of th

Author Name: MILLER

Illustrator: 19TH-AM-PA-PHILA


Book Number: 16565