Elements Of Christian Theology: Containing Proofs Of The Authenticity And Inspiration Of the Holy Scriptures; A Summary Of The History Of The Jews; A Brief Statement Of The Contents; Of The Several Books Of The Old And New Testaments, etc. George Pretyman.

Elements Of Christian Theology: Containing Proofs Of The Authenticity And Inspiration Of the Holy Scriptures; A Summary Of The History Of The Jews; A Brief Statement Of The Contents; Of The Several Books Of The Old And New Testaments, etc..

London: Cadell and Davies, et al, 1799. Second edition. leather_bound. 531, 563 pages. 21.5 x 14 cm. Errata. The author, Bishop of Lincoln and later, Bishop of Winchester served as Prime Minister of Great Britain in December 1783 when the Fox-North coalition fell. Pitt later named him his private secretary. This work principally designed as a primer for students of divinity. Pretyman, a lifelong opponent of Catholic emancipation, condemned Charles I executed by Parliament in 1649 in a sermon. Book plates, clean and bright copy, flat back spine, panels decorated in blind. Contemprary full brown tree calf. Near fine. 2 vols. Item #19399

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