Title: Gems of Sacred Poetry.
Publisher: Religious Tract Society.
Publication Date: 1840
Condition: Very Good
Edition: 3rd Edition
Third edition. Circa 1840. Engraved frontispiece & title page; 128 unnumbered printed pages (light foxing). Original brown endpapers. All edges gilt. 52 x 65mm. Original maroon morocco wallet style binding (slightly rubbed and richly patinated from nearly 200 years of handling). Spine with gilt fleurons and doube fillet gilt horizontal rules. Upper and lower cover with double blind borders. Devotional containing 250 religious poems. Printed by Whittingham at his famous Chiswick Press. The Religious Tract Society published many miniature Christian books along with the American Tract Society of New York, between about 1830 until 1870. Bondy, 128. Spielmann, 163A. Welsh, 2972. WorldCat only finds the 4th edition and only in two locations (Amsterdam and Iowa University Library). Seller Inventory # 5322