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Holy Leisure Recreation and Religion in God's Square Mile

By: Messenger, Troy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, University of Minnesota Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5139


Text is clean. Cover and dust jacket show almost no wear. Full number line including '1'. ; FROM THE PUBLISHER: On July 31, 1869, twenty-two members of the holiness movement of the Methodist church gathered to pray on a beach on the New Jersey shore. Before long, Ocean Grove was established as "God's Square Mile, " the first permanent camp meeting dedicated to the pursuit of both holiness and recreational activities. In this richly illustrated account, Troy Messe... View more info

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Seven Years' Street Preaching In San Francisco, California

By: Taylor, William

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Carlton & Porter: 1857

Seller ID: 8429


Text is clean. Completely rebound in tan cloth, gilt stamped spine, new marbled endpapers. Several signature repaired, text block restitched. Text pages show age, some pages stained. All pages intact. Frontispiece and glassene protector intact. ; Bishop William Taylor founded the first Methodist Church in San Francisco. This was the first of several books he authored. [Drury, California Imprints 1846-1876, 997][ Cowen, Bibliography of the History of California 1510-1930,... View more info