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Title:Matthias and His Impostures: or, the Progress of Fanaticism. Illustrated in the Extraordinary Case of Robert Matthews, and Some of His Forerunners and Disciples
Item ID:DH00-013468
Publisher:Harper & Brothers, New York, 1835
Dust Jacket:No
Harper & Brothers, 1835, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Third

Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Previous owner's name in ink on front free end paper and title page. Gilt-stamped brown cloth over boards, 347 pages, Appendix, plus 12 pages of "Valuable Works Published by Harper & Brothers". Robert Matthews (1788-1841) was an American religious leader who garnered a cult-like following in 1830s New York. He is remembered for his contentious encounter with Mormon leader Joseph Smith in which they left the meeting denouncing one another as satanic. Spine sunned, covers stained, corners and spine ends bumped and lightly worn, text block stained, foxing throughout, still highly readable. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3 lbs 0 oz. Category: Religion & Theology; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 013468.
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