The History of Benjamin Kennicott: A Most Unworthy and Valueless Priest and Pastor, One who in Life Full of Honours and Valueless Empty Titles, but who Insulted and Abused His Lord and Master and Prosecuted one of the humble Saints of God. Benjamin KENNICOTT, Ernest Sheppard., Isabelle Major Evans.

The History of Benjamin Kennicott: A Most Unworthy and Valueless Priest and Pastor, One who in Life Full of Honours and Valueless Empty Titles, but who Insulted and Abused His Lord and Master and Prosecuted one of the humble Saints of God.

London: Rider, ND [ 1932 ]. First Edition. Hardcover. Small octavo. 144pp. Green cloth lettered in black on spine. A series of automatic writings received by written down by Isabelle Major Evans, a South African medium, in 1930. They purport to be communications from one Benjamin Kennicott (1718 - 1793) an Oxfordshire clergyman and Hebrew scholar, and are described as "being the astonishing record of a Parson who returns from beyond the grave to tell of the special Purgatory reserved for Priests of the Church who are not sincere, also the fascinating story of his redemption. A story with a warning and a moral..." (from the jacket). A few light bumps to edges of boards. Scattered foxing, generally modest but quite heavy on the edges, endpapers, prelims & last pages. Otherwise a tight VG copy in a VG example of the scarce dust jacket (dust jacket price-clipped, a little discoloured and foxed, edges lightly chafed. Dust jacket now protected in mylar cover). Item #46624

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