Attractive, textually good 1st American Edition of Shaw's important work work on the Westminster Assembly's Confession of Faith. No other examples on the market.
Shaw, Robert. An Exposition of the Confession of Faith of the Westminster Assembly of Divines. Philadelphia. Presbyterian Board of Publication. 1846. 360pp.
Dr Robert Shaw (1795-1863) was a Scottish Presbyterian theologian and minister at Whitburn and a leader in the Original Secession Church.
Of the present work, Sinclair Ferguson noted that reading the present work was one of the most valuable investments of time he ever made . . . it took him further in understanding the greatness of God, the glory of Christ, the ministry of the Spirit, the nature of the Christian life, the church and the world to come.
Full calf, very attractive on the shelf, breached at front hinge, but stable with care, textually solid, block dog-eared very slightly at one section. First gathering just slightly tender. Corners through.