1794 GEORGE WHITEFIELD Rare SIGNED Sermons GREAT AWAKENING Methodist FULL CALF

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FIFTEEN SERMONS Preached on Various Important Subjects
By George Whitefield
To Which is Prefixed A Sermon on the Character, Preaching, Etc Of the Rev. Mr. Whitefield
By Joseph Smith
SIGNED BY THE WIFE OF THE AUTHOR Mrs. Elizabeth Smith
1794

Fifteen Sermons Preached on Various Important Subjects; by George Whitefield. To Which is prefixed a Sermon on the Character, Preaching, Etc. of the Rev. Mr. Whitefield, by Joseph Smith. Paisley: Printed for J. Neilson, For J. Gillies, BookSeller, Above the Cross, Glasgow.

* * * Full Calf. Good Condition. Complete. All original binding.

* * * Wonderful Provenance. Signed by the Wife of the Author (Elizabeth Smith, 1794). Signed by James Ward (Professor at Union Bible College; Founded by Joseph Smith, Descendant of the Author). Book stamp of historian and author Wallace Thornton, Jr.

George Whitefield was an English Anglican preacher who helped spread the Great Awakening in Britain, and especially in the American colonies. Born in Gloucester, England, he attended Pembroke College, Oxford, where he met the Wesley brothers. He was one of the founders of Methodism and of the evangelical movement. In 1740, Whitefield travelled to America where he preached a series of revivals that came to be known as the "Great Awakening". He became perhaps
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