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The works of William Paley ... : containing his life, Moral and political philosophy, Evidences of Christianity, Natural theology, Tracts, Horae Paulinae, Clergyman's companion, and sermons, printed verbatim from the original editions : Complete in one volume.

Author/Creator:
Paley, William, 1743-1805.
Publication:
Philadelphia : J. J. Woodward, 1836.
Format/Description:
Book
[4], xxvi, 27-604 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Edition:
New ed.
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Subjects:
Church of England.
Theology -- History -- 18th century.
Apologetics -- History -- 18th century.
Natural theology.
Notes:
Added t.-p., engraved, with vignette.
Local notes:
RBC copy once belonged to Abraham Lincoln and bears his autograph note: "A. Lincoln. Presented by his friend N.W. Edwards."
Presentation inscription on the inside of the front board from William Herndon to Charles H. Hart of Philadelphia. Herndon notes that Lincoln gave him the book in February 1861. Also included is a ms. letter from Herndon to Hart enclosing the book sent February 13, 1866.
On rear endpapers and board are the bookplates of Gordon Block, Charles Hart, and John Gribbel of St. Austen Hall. A note on the rear board records: "Feb 1914 From Lincoln collection of Maj. William H. Lambert Phila."
Penn Provenance:
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 (inscription)
Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891 (inscription)
Hart, Charles H. (bookplate) (inscription)
Gribbel, John (bookplate)
Edwards, N.W.(?) (autograph)
Block, Gordon (donor) (bookplate)
Penn Chronology:
1836
Contributor:
Gordon Block Collection of Lincolniana (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
3524741