A Discourse on the Nature, Design, and Institution, of the Holy Eucharist, commonly called The Sacrament Of The Lord's Supper; (with) A Dissertation on the Use and Abuse of Tobacco...

New York: E. Sergeant,a nd Griffin and Rudd, 1812. First American edition. Leather_bound. First edition, with publisher's "advertisment" dated New York, Feb. 10, 1812. 283 pp. Oroginal full tree claf, spine lined in gilt and with gilt lettered red leather spine label. A tight example, binding rubbed about the edges and with some scuffing to the spine strip. Scattered foxing to the text. Included with the title piece and with separate title pages with 1812 imprints are Clarke's "Discourse on The History of The Rich Man and The Beggar: From Luke XVI 19-31", "A Narrative on the Last Illness And Death of Richard Porson, A.M....[etc]" with a facsimile of an ancient Greek inscription, "A Dissertation on the Use and Abuse of Tobacco...humbly addressed To All The Tobacco Consumers; especially to those among Religious People" , "An Address to the Philogical Society of Manchester read at The Anniversary of Their Institution". The key piece in this compilation is Clarke's famous "Disseratation on the Use and Abuse Of Tobacco" which has first printed in London in 1797 and appears in an American printing here for the first time. Very Good. Item #ZE17959

Price: $225.00

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