Philadelphia: Franklin Publishing, 1872. First edition. Hardcover. 493pp. Octavo [22 cm] Orange blind embossed cloth with gilt title to front board and spine. Colored map of the Holy land is frontispiece; additionally three full page engravings with tissue guards. Good. Boards show wear and etching, gilt is gone at spine, worn on front board; spine heavily sun faded and mottled. The text block is cracked at the end. Internally very clean. Not in Flake, the Mormon bibliography. Item #35521
An exhaustive compendium of religious doctrine and movements, including many of the new religious movements from the burned-over district in upstate New York, including Mormonism which is covered on pp. 364-369. Other religions include : Moravians, Muggletonians, Necessarians, Nestorians, Millerites, Adventists, Millennarians, Methodists, Spiritualists, Waldenses and many many others.