Inner Life of the Religious Societies of the Commonwealth - Robert Barclay (1st)
A comprehensive work on extreme fringe Christianity in Britain and the colonies in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Meet the turbulent spiritual uprisings of the Seekers, the Ranters, the Anabaptists, Lutherans, Puritans, Quakers, Shakers. Christianity will never seem tame again. Barclay's huge volume presents a truly massive volume of Victorian learning, written in a readable, lively style.
London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1876. First Edition. 700pp.
Volume and condition. 10.5” x 8” Publisher's original purple textured cloth binding, sunned to spine with some cosmetic wear and tear to the spine hinges, chipping and loss to head and tail of the spine, strong and handsome. A mammoth object, hinges strong, internally clean, some minor spotting to the title page. With an engraved frontispiece plate, protected by a tissue guard.