Item #27337 The Reflections and Prospect of a Christian Minister at the Close of Life. A sermon preached in the city of New-Haven, July 29, 1787. Being the Lord's Day after funeral of the Reverend Chauncey Whittelsey, pastor of the First Church of that city; who died July 24, 1787, in the 70th year of his age, and 30th of his ministry [Half title: Dr. Dana's sermon on the death of the Rev. Mr. Whittelsey]. James Dana.
The Reflections and Prospect of a Christian Minister at the Close of Life. A sermon preached in the city of New-Haven, July 29, 1787. Being the Lord's Day after funeral of the Reverend Chauncey Whittelsey, pastor of the First Church of that city; who died July 24, 1787, in the 70th year of his age, and 30th of his ministry [Half title: Dr. Dana's sermon on the death of the Rev. Mr. Whittelsey]
The Reflections and Prospect of a Christian Minister at the Close of Life. A sermon preached in the city of New-Haven, July 29, 1787. Being the Lord's Day after funeral of the Reverend Chauncey Whittelsey, pastor of the First Church of that city; who died July 24, 1787, in the 70th year of his age, and 30th of his ministry [Half title: Dr. Dana's sermon on the death of the Rev. Mr. Whittelsey]
The Reflections and Prospect of a Christian Minister at the Close of Life. A sermon preached in the city of New-Haven, July 29, 1787. Being the Lord's Day after funeral of the Reverend Chauncey Whittelsey, pastor of the First Church of that city; who died July 24, 1787, in the 70th year of his age, and 30th of his ministry [Half title: Dr. Dana's sermon on the death of the Rev. Mr. Whittelsey]
Memorial sermon for a man with "Suavity of temper and dignity of manners"

The Reflections and Prospect of a Christian Minister at the Close of Life. A sermon preached in the city of New-Haven, July 29, 1787. Being the Lord's Day after funeral of the Reverend Chauncey Whittelsey, pastor of the First Church of that city; who died July 24, 1787, in the 70th year of his age, and 30th of his ministry [Half title: Dr. Dana's sermon on the death of the Rev. Mr. Whittelsey]

New-Haven: Daniel Bowen, 1787. Very Good. Item #27337

New-Haven: Daniel Bowen, 1787. First Edition. Slim octavo; early 20th-century three-quarter morocco over marbled boards, upper cover lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers; 30pp. ([A]4 B-D4, collated and complete including half title and final blank). Leather rather dried and scuffed at extremities, small loss at spine crown, top margin of half title trimmed affecting contemporary gift inscription of a Sam Russell, textblock uniformly toned and a bit foxed, else a Very Good, untrimmed copy overall.

"The foundation of Mr. Whittelsey's eminence in life was laid in superior natural endowments and an early thirst for knowledge. Suavity of temper and dignity of manners, with an early and decided choice of religion, commanded respect. From youth to old age he had a reputation which is better than gold" (p. 21).

ESTC W21686; EVANS 20316; TRUMBULL 545.

Price: $250.00

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