Prophetic History of the Christian Religion Explained; or A Brief

By: SCHMUCKER, JOHN GEORGE.

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SCHMUCKER, JOHN GEORGE. The Prophetic History of the Christian Religion Explained; or A Brief Exposition of the Revelation of St. John; According to a New Discovery of Prophetical Time, by which the Whole Chain of Prophecies is Arranged, and their Certain Completion Proved from History Down to the Present Period--with Summary Views of Those not Yet Accomplished. By the Rev. J. George Schmucker, Pastor of the Evangelic Lutheran Church, York-Town, Penn. Vol. I. Tempora distingue et concordat Domini Verbum. Baltimore: Printed and Published by Schaeffer and Maund. 1817. Octavo, 12.5 x 20.5cm. Bound full tree calf with red morocco title label, double gilt horizontal lines divide spine into 6 panels, 1cm worm track near bottom of front hinge, chip out of leather at top of front hinge, worn through at 2 corners, rubbed a scuffed just a bit, lacks free endpapers and flyleaves, medium to heavy foxing. Pagination: (1) title, (1) copyright, (4) recommendations, (4) dedication, (2) contents, [1]-265, (1) blank. Includes 2 folding charts: the first, 30 x 32.4cm "Prospective View of the Prophetic Chronology and Prophecies of the Apocalypse. The second: 30.5 x 37.4cm has headings: Line of Kings; The Woman; Sion,Angels Vials, Harvest &c.; Beast from the Sea. The two foldouts are historical charts identifying prophecies with events in history. The chart anticipates that in 1844 that an Antipope will Ascend from the bottomless pit, "makes the whore desolate, utter destruction of Babylon; makes war with the Lamb--battle in Hermageddon; cast alive, with the false prophet, into the lake of fire." With early ownership inscription on top of title page: "John Bell April 21 1824." John George Schmucker (1771-1854) early American Lutheran minister, prominent in the foundation of the General Synod, and of the foundation of the theological seminary at Gettysburg; pastor in Hagerstown, Md., and York, Pa.; fa

Title: Prophetic History of the Christian Religion Explained; or A Brief

Author Name: SCHMUCKER, JOHN GEORGE.

Illustrator: 19TH-AM-MD-BALT-SCHAEFFER & MAUND

Categories: LUTHERAN, BINDINGS-LEATHER, BIBLICAL STUDIES, ADVENTISM, 19TH CENTURY BOOKS, PROPHECY,

Publisher: 1817

Binding: Bound full tree calf with red morocco title label,

Book Condition: 1cm worm track near bottom of front hinge, chip out of leather at top of front hinge, worn through at 2 corners, rubbed a scuffed just a bit, lacks free endpapers and flyleaves, medium to heavy foxing.

Size: Octavo, 12.5 x 20.5cm.

Book Number: 17621