1860 - RELIGIOUS EMBLEMS & ALLEGORIES - William Holmes - Christian Symbolism
RELIGIOUS EMBLEMS: BEING A SERIES OF EMBLEMATIC ENGRAVINGS, WITH WRITTEN EXPLANATIONS, MISCELLANEOUS OBSERVATIONS, AND RELIGIOUS REFLECTIONS, DESIGNED TO ILLUSTRATE DIVINE TRUTH, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CARDINAL PRINCIPLES OF CHRISTIANITY — By William Holmes and John Barber — Early Edition, 1860 — Religious Symbolism, Mysticism — Also Included, DIRECTIONS FOR GETTING AND KEEPING SPIRITUAL PEACE AND COMFORT — By Richard Baxter, Early Edition, 1860
Publisher: Henry Howe, New York (1860)
Early edition from 1860. Wonderfully engraved boards with detailed gilt decorated binding. The book has two religious works in one volume. The boards and binding are solid and tight save for one rubbed corner and light shelfwear. The pages are crisp and clean save for foxing on the first blank page, title page and some foxing around the borders of some of the pages. 417 total pages. "Emblems" by William Holmes and John Barber offers a fully comprehensive work covering the moral lessons of Christianity through symbolic engravings and explanation. Beautifully detailed engravings throughout. 321 pp. "Directions For Getting and Keeping Peace and Comfort" by Richard Baxter provides 32 techniques to combat a variety challenges and temptations afflicting the Christian man. 96 pp.