Wheeling [VA]: published by J. Fisher & Son; printed by Newton and Fishers, 1835. First Virginia edition. 17 cm.; 60 pp. Corners trimmed (not affecting text), scattered foxing, backed in 19th century paper. Bound with "THE SHORTER CATECHISM OF THE WESTMINSTER ASSEMBLY. WITH PROOFS FROM THE SCRIPTURES, AND EXPLANATORY NOTES," [Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication, nd. 15 cm.; 54 pp.; upper 1/2 inch of title page excised; defective, lacking pp.7-10]. The two pamphlets bound together in plain drab paperwraps, tied with a leather string. Ownership signature of 'E[phraim] Carpenter, Indiana' on front wrapper and at the head of the title page of the first pamphlet. Manuscript notes related to scripture tipped in (one page at the end of Brown's Catechism; five pages at the end of the Westminster Catechism; plus a short note on the inside of the rear wrapper.). Item #59088
The Wheeling edition of Brown's "Two Short Catechisms" not listed on OCLC or in American Imprints. Though reprinted in various editions since its publication in Edinburgh in 1764, this edition is scarce.