An Answer to the Rev. John Davison's "Inquiry into the Origin and Intent of Primitive Sacrifice," &c.

London. C.J. Rivington. 1826. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo, 21cm, first edition, 131,1p., ad., in contemporary half black calf, raised gilt ruled bands, matched marbled boards & endpapers, marbled edges, wanting the spine label, a very good copy (s13). - A pamphlet written by Molesworth at the instigation of Dr. Rennell, Dean of Winchester. The publication drew the attention of Dr. Howley, Bishop of London and Archbishop of Canterbury (1828) and that led to Molesworth's appointment as Vicar of Rochdale, Lancashire a position he held for 38 years. Item #30337

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