Physical description

An old rare damaged brown heavily embossed patterned hardcover book, The Life of The Rev. John Wesley, A.M. by Richard Watson. The spine is missing. There are loose pages particularly at the front with pencil and ink inscriptions. A sewing pin is holding the black and white portrait of John Wesley to the endpaper. The spine edge inside has grey tape holding the endpapers together. There are dirty marks, severe tanning and foxing noted all through this 1851 edition. 485p. with a few pages at the back of further religious works by the publisher John Mason.

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Inscriptions & markings

Pentridge Wesleyan Sunday School 5 weeks Library No 7 is written in pencil on the inside endpaper and crossed out. In grey pencil below is written - Sold to Mr Sebire for 2 Shillings By John Harding Chappel (with one p crossed out) Steward On the opposite endpaper written in black ink at the top right hand corner - Henry Sebire his book Collingwood


The life of The Rev. John Wesley, A.M. sometime fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford and founder of the Methodist Societies.