New York, N.Y. Wm. C. Martin, Print. 1840. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Item #27107
71 + (1) errata pages; tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait engraving of the author Smith P. Gammage by A. Sealey & V. Balch. The Christian biography of Mrs. Louisa Liscum (1808 - 1834) of Patchogue, Long Island, NY; her husband Uria Liscum was involved in the sea-going trade with New York City. The author traces Mrs. Liscum's short life and her absolute devotion to the source of her moral and religious beliefs, and extolling the virtues of her saintly path. The author and Mrs. Liscum's biography are part of the larger "Second Great Awakening" of evangelical, personally-involved religious revival taking place in America and Europe. Approx. 4" x 6 1/4" size; bound in the original decoratively blind-stamped light teal-gray cloth, gilt cover titles. Some light edge, tips wear to the cover; occasional spotting or foxing in the text; in very good condition.