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Sacred gift of devout and useful sayings. Boston: G. W. Cottrell, copyright 1851. Miniature (8 cm; 3.125"). 96 pp. $100.00
One of two editions published in 1851 of this miniature collection of Christian thoughts, "principally intended for the benefit of private families . . . and for those who are not well able to purchase larger treatises." The volume was stereotyped by Hobart & Robbins of Boston, as was the other edition.
Binding: Publisher's brown cloth, front cover and spine elegantly gilt-stamped with foliate motifs, back cover blind-stamped. All edges gilt.
Faxon 738; Bradbury, Miniature Books; p. 165, no. 12; Welsh, Bibliography of Miniature Books, 6097 (for the other edition). Bound as above, slightly rubbed; small abrasion with loss of cloth on front cover. Interior clean. ==> A treasurable "Gift." (37239) Please RESHELVE This.
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