Eight Sermons, on Some of the Most Interesting Subjects. Published from Manuscripts, by The Rev. Dr Gillies of Glasgow. The Third Edition.

  • Maclaurin, John
  • Glasgow: Printed by William Smith 1782
  • ESTC N9089.


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12mo, pp. xxiii, [ii], 14-307, [1]. Contemporary biscuit calf, spine divided by gilt bands, red morocco label. A little scratched, small area of insect damage to rear board, label chipped, front joint just starting.


The scarce first edition thus of this collection of sermons of John Maclaurin (1693-1754), the previous two editions, of 1755 and 1772 respectively, containing a selection of essays as well. Additionally the sermons here are 'not, in this edition, placed in the order they formerly appeared in; but arranged in that order which seemed more natural to the subjects treated of.' (p. iv). ESTC records just 6 copies, at Oxford, Cambridge, Glasgow, The NLS and 2 North American theological schools.

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