The Fatness of Thy House 1807-1924

By: Van Norden, Warner M.

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242 pp. Frontis plate, illustrated. A history of the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York City from 1807-1924. Includes tenures and information on pastorsJohn Brodhead Romeyn; Cyrus Mason; George Potts; Dr. James Waddel Alexander; Dr. Nathan Lewis Rice; Dr. John Hall; George Tybout Purves; J. Ross Stevenson; John Henry Jowett; John Kelman. Red cloth covers with brilliant gilt are clean, normal wear. Interior has many notes, paper clips, newspaper cuttings, etc., from some previous owner who was very interested in or involved with the church -- some are interesting, such as a margin note stating that a mason who was paid $190 in 1834 also built "Colonnade Row". Glued in at the inside back cover is a letter from the woman who sold this book in 1974 with additional architectural information on various sites in NYC, etc. Not a perfect copy of this scarce volume, but an interesting one, and still handsome.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Title: The Fatness of Thy House 1807-1924

Author Name: Van Norden, Warner M.

Categories: Americana, Genealogy, History: U.S. & North America,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Privately Printed: 1953

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 002417

Keywords: New York City Presbyterian Church; Genealogy,