Philadelphia: American Baptist Publication Society, 1849. Original cloth over boards. Bound in dark brown cloth over boards with gilt-stamped spine titles. Blind embossed ornamental borders to both boards. A few tiny chips at spine ends and top edge of upper board, else fine.
An important publication on baptism from the period of the Second Great Awakening. The Appendix discusses the common reasons and arguments by which infant baptism is urged and defended, and evidence in favor of full immersion as the mode of baptism.