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Quaker convert in colonial America  

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Title:
A Journal of the Life of Thomas Story: Containing an account of his remarkable convincement of and embracing the principles of truth as held by the people called Quakers and also of his travels and labours in the service of the gospel, with many other occurrences and observations
Author:
Story, Thomas
Place:
Newcastle upon Tyne [England]
Publisher:
Printed by Isaac Thompson
Date:
1747
Description:

[4], iv, 768, 8 pp. (folio) 32x20 cm (12½x7¾"), period calf, rebacked with modern leather. First Edition.

Thomas Story (1670?–1742) was an English Quaker convert and friend of William Penn, whose writings were very influential to Quakers. In 1698, he visited colonial America, lectured to Quakers there, and held positions in the Pennsylvania colony. Large and elaborate ownership inscriptions to front flyleaf and introductory leaf. 

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Condition:
Some wear to covers, corners showing; mostly marginal staining to earlier leaves, some foxing and aging within; very good.
 
Item number:
304205
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