The Irish Presbyterian. January to December, 1856. Belfast. James Reed, W. M'Comb, Shepherd & Aitchinson etc. 1856. 332pp.
The Irish Presbyterian January to June, 1857. Belfast. James Reed, W. M'Comb, Shepherd & Aitchinson etc. 1857. 168pp.
Contents include: How to Profit from Preaching; The Religious Condition of the Army in Crimea; The Opium Trade and Christian Missions in China; The Temperance Cause - Its Present Position; William Chalmers Burns at Amoy China [lengthy letter from Burns]; The Samoas or Navigator Islands of the South Pacific; Colportage in Ireland; A Remarkable Revival of Evangelical Religion in Germany; Progress of the Revival in Sweden; Open-Air Preaching; the Jews and their Prospects; Bullets and Bibles; The Evil of Mixed Marriages; History and Present Aspect of the Armenian Mission; The Marys of the Gospels by John Bryson of Belfast; Progress of the Maine Law in America; A Missionary's Labours among the Sardinians in the Crimea; Fuel for the Flame of Zeal; An Increase of Ministers - How to Obtain it; The Spread of Mormonism; Would you Marry a Papist?; A Monster Vice [Sabbath Breaking]; Christian Females; A Wife's Influence; The Result of Revolution in China; Book-Hawking in America; Conditions of Turkey; A Few Facts about Intoxicating Drinks by I. N. Harkness; Habakkuk: A Study for Ministers by W. Magill of Cork; Mode in Preaching by William Magill of Cork; The Plenary and Verbal Inspiration of the Scriptures by W. Niblock of Belfast; etc.
Original half calf, final gatherings pulled with gutter exposed. Otherwise attractive, solid and clean.