The Blighted Life of Methuselah

Nashville, TN: National Baptist Publishing Board, 1908. First edition. 12mo. 114 pp. Portrait plate of the author, a Mobile, Alabama, physician. "A treatise from Genesis v:27, showing the many opportunities which Methuselah had for making a Christian record, and how by letting them pass unnoticed for nine hundred and sixty-nine years, he died and was lost" (p. 3). OCLC locates three copies (Library of Congress, Southern, Temple). Not in Work (which does record a volume of the author's poems). Blockson catalogue 8664. Good copy of a rare book. Original gilt-stamped green cloth (rubbed, lower spine end significantly gnawed, corners bumped). (#6470). Item #59668

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