Lot 210
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Edwards, Jonathan

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  • A very good collection, including many first and first American editions, of works by or concerning Jonathan Edwards, perhaps most influential early theologian and philosopher.
'The Distinguishing Marks of a Work of the Spirit of God'. Edinburgh, 1742 (ESTC N2947); bound with 'Saint’s Duty and Exercise … by Robert Russell'. Edinburgh, 1742 (this edition not in ESTC) — 'Thoughts concerning the Present Revival of Religion in New-England'. London, 1745 (ESTC T78842 ) — 'An Account of the Life of the late Reverend Mr. David Brainerd, Minister of the Gospel, Missionary to the Indians'. Boston, 1749, terminal ad leaf (Evans 6311) — 'A Careful and Strict Enquiry into the Modern Prevailing Notions of that Freedom of the Will'. Boston, 1754 (Evans 7187; Grolier/American 11) — 'The Great Christian Doctrine of Original Sin Defended'. Boston, 1758 (Evans 8118), signed by Edwards’s son, Jonathan and dated October 1764 — [another edition.] London, 1789 (ESTC T78822) — 'A Treatise Concerning Religious Affections'. Boston, 1768 (Evans 10890) — [another edition.] Elizabeth-Town, 1787 (Evans 20339) — [an abridged edition.] New York, ca. 1825 — 'An Examination of the Late Reverend President Edwards's ‘Enquiry on Freedom of Will;’ [by James Dana]. Boston, 1770 (Evans 11623) — 'The “Examination of the Late Reverend President Edwards's Enquiry on Freedom of Will,” Continued … by James Dana'. New Haven, 1773 (Evans 12746) — 'Sermons on the Following Subjects'. Hartford, 1780, with terminal errata leaf (Evans 16767) — 'The Excellency of Christ'. Northampton, 1780 (ESTC T563100) — 'A History of the Work of Redemption'. Boston, 1782 (Evans 17525) — [another edition.] New York, 1786, terminal ad leaf (Evans 19616) — [another edition.] Edinburgh, 1793 (ESTC N7914) — [another edition.] Worcester, 1808 — 'Practical Sermons, never before published'. Edinburgh, 1788 (ESTC T78832) — 'Twenty Sermons, on various subjects'. Edinburgh, 1789 (ESTC T175001) — [another edition.] Carlisle, 1803 — 'An Humble Attempt to Promote Explicit Agreement and Visible Union of God’s People in Extraordinary Prayer'. Northampton, 1789 (ESTC N31793) — 'The Justice of God in the Damnation of Sinners. …To which is added, A Farewell Sermon'. Northampton, ca. 1797 — 'The Theological Questions'. Providence, 1822 — 'Memoirs of the Rev. David Brainerd, Missionary to the Indians'. New-Haven, 1822 — [another copy.] — 'A Narrative of Many Surprising Conversions in Northampton and Vicinity'. Worcester, 1832

Together, 26 vols., 8vo and smaller. Various browning and staining, some with bookplates or ownership signatures. Mostly bound in contemporary sheep or calf, a few disbound or in modern wrappers; various wear, sometimes severe, a number with covers detached.