1797.026: Christian Panoply.

Published: 1797

Full Title: Christian panoply; containing An apology for the Bible; in a series of letters, addressed to Thomas Paine, author of a book entitled The age of reason, part the second. By R. Watson, D.D. F.R.S. Lord Bishop of Landaff, and Regius Professor of Divinity in the University of Cambridge: An address to scoffers at religion. By the same author: and a brief view of the historical evidences of Christianity. By William Paley, M.A. Arch Deacon of Carlysle [sic].

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Place Issued: Shepherdstown

Issuing Press: Rootes & Blagrove

Description: 336 pgs.; 18 cm. (8vo).


Introduction reports: "The profits of this publication are appropriated to the purpose of supporting missionaries to preach the Gospel; or some pious and public use, under the direction of the [Presbyterian] synod of Virginia" [pg. 4]. Regularly cited as the first "book" published in modern-day West Virginia.

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