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BEERE, Richard
An epistle to the chief priests and elders of the Jews. Containing an answer to Mr. David Levi's challenge, to Christians ... respecting the accomplishment of the prophecy, predictive of the time of the first coming and crucifixion of the Messiah. To which is added, an investigation and computation, of the exact time of their final restoration. ... Together with an accurate chronology of the world, ... By the Rev. Richard Beere.
London: printed by D. Brewman, and sold by J. Parsons; Nunn; and G. Sael, [1789].
viii, 212 p. ; 21.2 cm. (8º)

Dated on p. 208: 'London, 2d of Aug. A.D. 1789'. Levi's Letters to Dr. Priestley, which had appeared earlier in 1789, provoking a many-sided controversy amongst the Christian divines, had themselves been issued in response to Priestley's Letters to the Jews first published in 1786. A second epistle was published in Beere's A dissertation on the ... 8th chapter of Daniel in 1790 (q.v.). ESTC t144362.

Copy Notes Some pencil markings and underlinings in ink.

Binding C19th calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-ruled spine, dark green spine-label, gilt-lettered, and dated 'London / 1820'. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 1s. 8d., 26 July 1830. (Spiers Box. Binding 51).

Reference Number 4703


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