[MATHER, COTTON] JENNINGS, DAVID. An Abridgment of the Life of the late Reverend and Learned Dr. Cotton Mather, of Boston, in New-England. Taken from the Account of him published by his Son, the Reverend Mr. Samuel Mather.
London: J. Oswald, 1744. First edition. Early polished gilt ruled calf, rebacked to style with a red lettering label, endpapers and blanks renewed. 6 1/2 x 4 inches (17 x 10 cm); xii,,143,pp. A very clean copy internally, a short closed tear on the title has been repaired as have the lower corners of a few text leaves, a small wormhole affects to the lower corner affects most pages, some chipping to the older portions of binding and a short tear into the modern endpaper, bookplate of Amasa Stone Mather.
An abridged version of the earlier account of Mather's life. This copy is from the library of Amasa Stone Mather (1884-1920). Sabin 36038.
C Property from the Estate of Dr. James Lawrence Pool
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