Place Published: London
Publisher: Reprinted and sold by James Phillips, London
Date Published: 1790 to 1817
Edition: 2nd Edition
Binding: Hard Cover
Together six 18th and 19th century Quaker publications bound in 1 vol., occasional spotting, light browning,
#1 - A narrative of the captivity and sufferings of Benjamin Gilbert and his family; who were surprised by the Indians, and taken from their farms, on the frontiers of Pennsylvania. In the spring, 1780.
Philadelphia, printed: London: reprinted and sold by James Phillips, George-Yard, Lombard-Street, M.DCC.XC.  ; by [William Walton (1740-1824)]
The second British edition of this scarce captivity narrative, after the first edition printed in Philadelphia the previous year. iv, -124pp. Contemporary half calf, upper cover missing, worn, but holding firm, 4 x 6-3/4 inches. The second British edition of this scarce captivity narrative, after the first edition printed in Philadelphia the previous year. A most important captivity narrative, set in the Pennsylvania wilds during the Revolutionary War. FIELD 607"Verbally narrated by Benjamin Gilbert to William Walton, a brother of Mrs. Gilbert, who wrote the narrative. It has also been attributed to Thomas Austin" (Evans) Howes W-80. Field 607. Ayer 302
#2 - A Summary of the History, Doctrine and Discipline of Friends ; written at the Desire of the Meeting for Sufferings, in London :
Seventh Edition : Printed and sold by James Phillips and Son, George-Yard, Lombard-Street. 1799 iv, -30pp. A pamphlet by the Quaker Joseph Gurney Bevan (1753-1814), which is essentially an overview of the Quakers history and beliefs. ESTC T55264.
#3 - Meditations Written During the Prevalence of the Yellow Fever, in the City of Philadelphia, In the Year 1793; Which proved fatal to upwards of 4000 of its Inhabitants, 1p. advertisements at end, W. Phillips, 1803 by Joshua Cresson (1744-1793) ix, -23pp.. Edited by William Dillwyn with a prefatory note dated London, 8th mo. 26, 1803. Cf. Sabin. "[To these Meditations (found after his decease) the writer does not appear to have made any addition: on Third day, the 15th, he was himself attacked by the prevalent disease, and died on the 21st.]"--P. 20. Memoir by author's widow: printed signed Mary Cresson, Philadelphia, the 27th of the 3d Month, 1794 (p. 21-23)
Sabin 17484 ; Smith I 462
#4 - Christ's Spirit A Christian's Strength, or a Plain Discovery of the Mighty... by William Dell (1607?-1669), 1801 38pp.
#5 - Some Account of the Convincement and Religious Progress of John Spalding ; late of Reading A new edition London 1801 36pp. [by John Spalding (1765-1795)] Smith, J. Friends' books, 2.616.
#6) Some Memoirs of the Life of John Roberts. Written by his son Daniel Roberts (1658-1727). A new Edition. London 1817 iv, -71pp.