1814.069: Help to Zion's Travelers.

Published: 1814

Full Title: Help to Zion's travellers: being an attempt to remove various stumbling blocks out of the way, relating to doctrinal, experimental, and practical religion. By Mr. Robert Hall, Baptist minister of Armsby, Leicestershire. To which is prefixed an account of the author's life. … First American edition

Author: Hall, Robert (1728-1791)

Place Issued: Alexandria

Issuing Press: John Paradise

Description: 300 pgs.; 14 cm. (16mo).


Imprint states: "Alexandria: Published by John Paradise. J. Rakestraw, printer." Paradise was an Alexandria schoolmaster who conducted a small bookstore on the side, while also serving as pastor of Alexandria's Baptist Church (today First Baptist); this title was his sole venture as a publisher, the first American edition of a long treatise by the late British Baptist preacher Robert Hall; originally published in 1781, this edition was apparently taken from the 1807 London one, and printed for Paradise by Rakestraw, also a Baptist adherent.

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