1797 Christian Panoply Apology For the Bible First Book Printed in WV - $900
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1797 Christian Panoply Apology For the Bible First Book Printed in WV
CHRISTIAN PANOPLY; CONTAINING AN APOLOGY FOR THE BIBLE; IN A SERIES OF LETTERS, ADDRESSED TO THOMAS PAINE, AUTHOR OF A BOOK ENTITLED THE AGE OF REASON, PART THE SECOND.1797, FIRST BOOK PRINTED IN WEST VIRGINIA.[West Virginia]. Watson, R. [Richard], William Paley & Moses Hoge Christian Panoply... Shepherd's-Town, [West Virginia]: Printed by P. Rootes & C. Blagrove, 1797. 12mo, 332 pages including separate half-title pages for "An Address to Scoffers at Religion" (Watson); "The Authenticity of the Books of the New Testament" (William Paley); & "The Sophist Unmasked in a Series of Letters Addressed to Thomas Paine, Author of a Book, entitled The Age of Reason" (Philobiblius, pseudonym of Moses Hoge). Contemporary full brown sheep with a gilt-lettered spine label. Norona/ West Virginia Imprints 1790 - 1863
Leather cover, binding in great condition for over 200 year old age
Subject matter both interesting and understandable for anyone familiar with Thomas Paine.
Rare and unique gift for a pastor.
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