Some Doubts Respecting the Death, Resurrection, and Ascensions of Jesus Christ, from the author's manuscript; to which are added, "Reasons for Scepticism in Revealed Religion," by John Hollis; "The History of the 'Man after God's Own Heart!,'" and "Diana of the Ephesians."

New York: Printed for John Fellows, 1797. 12mo. (4), 113, (2), 34 pp. Evans 34569. OCLC locates six copies. Bound with: (Palmer, Elihu) The Examiners Examined: Being a Defence of the Age of Reason. NY: Printed for the author and sold by L. Wayland and J. Fellows, 1794. First edition. 12mo. 84 pp. Engraved frontispiece by Scoles. The author attribution comes from the DAB. A "militant deist," Palmer (1764-1806) was "dominated by the ideas of the French revolutionists and saw in the American Revolution the beginning of genuine republicanism and a universal age of reason" (DAB); Thomas Paine was among a small group he considered "the great benefactors of mankind." Evans 26954. OCLC locates 10 copies (Huntington, AAS, Pennsylvania, Virginia, American Philosphical Society, Wisconsin, Chicago, Columbia, Western Kentucky, Meadville-Lombard Theological School). Old bookseller's entry mounted on rear pastedown. Contemporary flame calf boards, recently rebacked, new morocco spine label. Some age toning through the text, but very good. (2408). Item #55327

Price: $450.00

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