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SCHMID, HEINRICH. The Doctrinal Theology of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, Verified from the Original Sources. By the Late Heinrich Schmid, Doctor and Professor of Theology at Erlangen. Translated from the German and Latin, by Charles A. Hay... and Henry E. Jacobs... Fourth Edition, Revised by Henry E. Jacobs... and Charles E. Hay.... Philadelphia: Lutheran Publication Society (c1899) Octavo. Bound orange-brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine, a number of mottled spots on spine and covers, fraying at spine ends consolidated with flexible book glue, remains of removed bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, pocket & card of church library on rear paste-down endpaper, endpaper starting to split along front hinge, hinges tight, very light tanning of pages. Pagination: (1) title, (1) copyright, -4 preface, 5-13 contents, (1) abbreviations, 15-675 text, (1) blank, -692 index. "Here is a classic work on Lutheran theology... What the author presents in this volume, which first appeared in Germany in 1843, is a compilation of theological statements drawn from the writings of fourteen prominent Lutheran theologians who lived during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries."--dust jacket blurb from 1961 reprint.