Edinburgh: Printed by Thomas Lumisden and Company, 1749. Leather bound. Duodecimo size, 416 pp. Good +. Item #19021309
This volume comprises a thorough examination of the 130th Psalm, written by English theologian John Owen (1616-1683); a Noncomformist leader of the church, Owen considers each verse of the Psalm and rumintes on the subjects of sin and forgiveness, and peoples' relationships with God. Originally published in 1669 as "A Practical Exposition on the 130th Psalm".
___DESCRIPTION: Full brown leather, the spine with five raised bands and gilt rules, brown leather spine label with gilt ruled borders and lettering, decorative borders blind-embossed on the edges of the boards; duodecimo size (7.25" by 4.5"), pagination: [i-ii] iii-xvi 1-398 [399-400].
___CONDITION: Volume is just about very good: with a strong, square text block, the boards are clean overall with light soiling, joints are rubbed and starting to crack along the front joint and at the head of the rear joint, some rubbing to the head and tail of the spine, the corners, and the edges of the boards, corners are gently bumped, light soiling to the edges of the text block and throughout the interior pages, front hinge is cracked with the board a bit tender but text block is still strong, and there are prior owner markings in pen on the front free endpaper and a prior owner name at the top of the title page, as well as notes written in pencil on the recto of the rear flyleaf headed "Princeton 1 Dec. 1861" and in some of the margins of the interior pages.
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