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Title: Sermons, by the late Rev. Richard De Courcy, Vicar of Saint Alkmond, Shrewsbury. To which is prefixed, An Essay on the nature, &c. of pure and undefiled religion.
Description: Shrewsbury: Printed and Sold by M. Wood, St. John's Hill; Sold also by Hatchard...and all other booksellers, 1805. FIRST EDITION. 8vo, 227 x 132 mms., pp. xxix [xxx blank], 322 [333 Errata, 334 blank, 335 - 336 adverts], engraved portrait frontispiece (by Collyer after Russell), small printed notice to subscribers, dated March 8, 1805, tipped onto recto of front free end-paper,original boards, uncut, inscription on recto of front free end-paper, "Peter Clubbe/ Newbolt/ 1805"; small piece torn from lower margin of first leaf of Preface,joints cracked and tender, spine defective with some loss of paper and cords exposed, corners a bit worn. The subscribers' list includes Mr. Benjamin Club, Mr. Newbold Club and Mr. Joseph Clubbe; presumably one is related to Peter Clubbe. The politician and reformer William Wilberforce subscribed for five copies. A second edition was published in 1810. Copac locates copies in BL (2) and Bodleian only; no copies located in North American libraries.

Keywords: sermons religion prose

Price: GBP 220.00 = appr. US$ 314.16 Seller: John Price Antiquarian Books
- Book number: 7123

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