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The Christian's inheritance; or, a collection of the promises and gracious declarations of scripture.

Author Samuel Clark
Title The Christian's inheritance; or, a collection of the promises and gracious declarations of scripture.
Imprint Dundee: Edward Lesslie
Date of Publication 1789
Language English
Notes This is an unrecorded example of early Dundee printing, being a collection of biblical references, assembled and printed here without the biblical passages, from the index of English nonconformist clergyman Samuel Clark's (1684-1750) "A collection of the promises of scripture" (London, 1720). The bookseller who had this work printed, Edward Lesslie (1765-1828), appears to have been active in the book trade in Dundee until 1820 when, as a consequence of his involvement with radical politics he was nearly prosecuted for sedition and subsequently emigrated to the USA. The work is bound in with a copy of John Butterworth's "A concordance and dictionary to the holy scriptures of the Old and New Testament", printed and sold for another Dundee bookseller, George Milln. The ownership inscriptions in the volume include probably one of the original owner, David Messan, a Dundee merchant listed as a subscriber to the Butterworth concordance.
Shelfmark AB.2.216.15(2)
Reference Sources Bookseller's notes
Acquired on 10/06/16
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