The Life of the Rev. Thomas Coke, LL.D. Including in Detail His Various Travels and Extraordinary Missionary Exertions, in England, Ireland, America, and the West Indies: with an Account of His Death, May 3, 1814, while on a Missionary Voyage to the Island of Ceylon, in the East Indies. Interspersed with Numerous Reflections; and Concluding with an Abstract of His Writings and Character

By: DREW, SAMUEL

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DREW, SAMUEL. The Life of the Rev. Thomas Coke, LL.D. Including in Detail His Various Travels and Extraordinary Missionary Exertions, in England, Ireland, America, and the West Indies: with an Account of His Death, May 3, 1814, while on a Missionary Voyage to the Island of Ceylon, in the East Indies. Interspersed with Numerous Reflections; and Concluding with an Abstract of His Writings and Character. By Samuel Drew, of St. Austell, Cornwall. [3 lines quote--Milton] New-York: Published by Lane & Tippett, for the Methodist Episcopal Church, 200 Mulberry-Street. Joseph Longking, Printer. 1847. 12mo, 11.7 x 18.9cm. $40.00 Life of Thomas Coke (1747-1814) Methodist Bishop, associated with Wesley from 1777. Wesley set him apart as a superintendent for America in 1784 and Coke presided over the Christmas Conference of the same year that formed the Methodist Episcopal Church of America. Coke also presided over Conference in both England and Ireland several times. He was an opponent of slavery and a lifetime promoter of missions, organizing the Negro Mission in the West Indies as well developing mission activity in Gibraltar, Sierra Leone, and Cape of Good Hope. Bound full tree-calf with red title morocco title label. However, the book is bound upside down. Leather mostly split along rear hinge, rubbed & scuffed, worn through leather at corners, library bookplate & pocket on front paste-down endpaper, light to medium foxing, scattered light damp stains. Pagination: copperplate portrait of Coke, (1) title page, (1) blank, [3]-6 Contents, [7]-8 Dedication, [9]-381pp. Rowe: Methodist Union Catalog #D2639. Inscription on front flyleaf in old pen: "Presented by E. E. Swanson, Sabina (?) Tex."

Title: The Life of the Rev. Thomas Coke, LL.D. Including in Detail His Various Travels and Extraordinary Missionary Exertions, in England, Ireland, America, and the West Indies: with an Account of His Death, May 3, 1814, while on a Missionary Voyage to the Island of Ceylon, in the East Indies. Interspersed with Numerous Reflections; and Concluding with an Abstract of His Writings and Character

Author Name: DREW, SAMUEL

Illustrator: New York

Categories: METHODISM, BIOGRAPHY, BINDINGS-LEATHER, AMERICAN CHURCH HISTORY, 19TH CENTURY BOOKS,

Publisher: Samuel Drew's Life of Thomas Coke, NY, 1847, Leather: 1847

Binding: Leather

Book Condition: Bound full tree-calf with red title morocco title label. However, the book is bound upside down. Leather mostly split along rear hinge, rubbed & scuffed, worn through leather at corners, library bookplate & pocket on front paste-down endpaper, light to medium foxing, scattered light damp stains

Size: 12mo, 11.7 x 18.9cm

Book Number: 17788

Keywords: Coke, Thomas