The Glory of the Heavenly City and Blessedness of departed Saints, graciously manifested in a Vision to a young lady of Bristol, on the 10th of October, 1781, as related by herself. The second edition.

The Glory of the Heavenly City and Blessedness of departed Saints, graciously manifested in a Vision to a young lady of Bristol, on the 10th of October, 1781, as related by herself. The second edition.

Bath, England: Printed and sold by S. Hazard: Sold also by T. Mills, Bristol; T. Longman, and S. Chirm, London, 1782. Second Edition. Hardcover. Slim octavo. 36pp pamphlet. Superb period-style full leather craft binding by renowned London book-binder, Bernard C. Middleton. Brown calf, with blind stamped rules to front board and gilt stamped leather title label between raised bands. A very scarce pamphlet which details a young woman's vision, in which she visited heaven, saw dead relatives, angels, and - it would seem - God himself. The pamphlet was first published in late 1781, this second edition was apparently released a few months later in 1782. The author is identified as a "Miss Field" by Halkett & Laing. From the collection of Dr. M. H. Coleman, with his ex-libris seal blind-stamped on the front free endpaper. Minor bowing to boards, endpapers discolored around edges, slight discoloration & creases to some pages, else a solid, complete VG+ copy. Item #49600

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