Very rare entire year of the American Tract Magazine; designed as ephemeral and disposable, published only in wraps, this is a very rare survivor of what was at the time, the main communication organ of the most important evangelistic publisher in America.
The American Tract Magazine. January 1829 - December 1829. New York. America Tract Society, 1829. 160pp.
Contents include addresses by Eli Baldwin, Daniel Clark, Nathan Beman, Elon Galusha [who was later a Millerite], Accounts of Missions in the Westward Expansion, A Tract on Ardent Spirits, Wants of the Arkansas Territory, Tracts for Burmah [Joshua Marshman / Adoniram Judson Interest], Tract Libraries for Seamen, The Call from India, Letter from Missionary John Scudder, The Tract Cause in Mississippi and Louisiana, Testimony of Joshua Marshman, Resolutions of the Oneida Presbytery, Tracts among Soldiers, etc., Includes many tracts in the text of the pages as well, plus loads of accounts of testimonies related to their usefulness.
Complete, side-sewn, somewhat archaic binding with chipping and toning throughout. But complete and very solid.