Title: THE GOSPEL IN THE STARS; OR, PRIMEVAL ASTRONOMY
Author: Joseph A. Seiss
Publisher: E. Claxton & CompanyCity: PhiladelphiaYear: 1882 (First Edition)Binding Style: Hardcover
Book Details + Condition: Very scarce first edition from 1882 of Joseph Seiss' THE GOSPEL IN THE STARS; OR, PRIMEVAL ASTRONOMY. Ocatvo, publisher's original decorated blue cloth with gilt title, etc. on spine and gilt Orion on front cover. Brown endpapers. Corners bumped, light shelfwear, and overall in excellent condition. Joseph Seiss was a Lutheran pastor known for his speaking and writings, which include A MIRACLE IN STONE, VOICES FROM BABYLON, THE LAST TIMES, and more. In this book, Seiss believes that the theory of the stars originating from natural observations of the seasons and man's occupations in different parts of the year is simply rationalistic conjecture, unsupported by facts. Please see pictures for a complete Table of Contents. THE GOSPEL IN THE STARS was reproduced in several editions; the early editions continue to be very scarce.