1765 David Brainerd. 1st Complete Ed= Of Brainerd's Journal + Jonathan Edwards
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1765 DAVID BRAINERD. First Complete Edition of Brainerd's Journal + Jonathan Edwards' Life of BrainerdHere is a wonderful item, and beautifully presented to boot. Here in one volume is the first Scottish edition of the life of David Brainerd, composed by Jonathan Edwards largely from the private diary of David Brainerd. Aside from his private diary, Brainerd also kept a journal recounting his ministry among the Native Americans. Importantly, it contains his first-hand account of the revival among them in great detail. This the first complete edition of that journal, bound with Edwards Life. Also included is David Brainerd's ordination sermon. A wonderful publisher assemblage of three important items related to David Brainerd for the edification of the Scottish market, fresh out of the Awakenings under George Whitefield, etc., Edwards, Jonathan. An Account of the Life of the late Reverend Mr David Brainerd, Minister of the Gospel, Missionary to the Indians, from the Honourable Society in Scotland, for the Propagation of Christian Knowledge, and Pastor of a Church of Christian Indians in New-Jersey. Who died at Northampton in New-England, October 9, 1747, in the 30th Year of his Age. Chiefly Taken from his own Diary, and other private Writings, written for his own Use; and now published. Edinburgh. John Gray and Gavin Alston. 1765. 504pp.To which is Annexed,Mr. Brainerd's Journal while among the Indians.Mr. Pemberton's Sermon at His Ordination. With an Appendix Relative to the Indian Affairs. Very rare. Freshly bound in best quality full calf, laid endpapers, superb, quality facsimile title aged to match. Text is generally fresh and clean with very slight tide marks to fore margin. Preface page clipped at head affecting two lines on reverse. Else, a wonderful example and entirely complete.