Book Details + Condition: Early edition of Joseph Seiss' THE GOSPEL IN THE STARS; OR, PRIMEVAL ASTRONOMY. 1884.Publisher's original blue-green cloth boards with gilt title on spine. Enfolded zodiac chart at end. Corners bumped, light shelfwear, and overall in very good 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.