Osborn, 1741. 12mo. xxxvi, 257 pp. Recent panelled calf, leather label and gilt rules on spine; some old light staining and foxing, but a very good copy handsomely rebound. Item #40967
Second edition, with additions, and corrected throughout. Sabin 104691: "Wilson's work was frequently reprinted during the succeeding century, passing through more than twenty editions." Meant "for propagating the Gospel amongst Indians and Negroes," the book is dedicated "To the Honourable the Trustees of the Colony of Georgia" and states that "This essay ... [was] begun at the instance of James Oglethorpe, Esquire" whom the Anglican bishop had met in London in 1735.