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WHITE, Joseph (1745--1814)
Sermons preached before the University of Oxford, in the year 1784. At the lecture founded by the Rev. John Bampton, ... The second edition. To which is now added, a sermon preached before the University of Oxford, July 4, 1784, on the duty of attempting the propagation of the Gospel among our Mahometan and Gentoo subjects in India. By Joseph White, B.D. ...


London: printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1785.
[8], 526, [2], lxxxvii, [1] p. ; 20.6 cm. (8º)

First edition: 1784. Joseph White, a theologian and orientalist, was invited to give the Bampton lectures for 1784 and chose as his topic a comparison of Islam and Christianity, in which he was assisted by Samuel Badcock and Samuel Parr, although this was not acknowledged until six years later. With blank leaf Kk8 at the end of the main text. ESTC t220300.

Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting the half-title.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt-ruled spine, red morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 4794


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