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White, Gilbert (1720-1793)

Auction:
2483
Lot:
201
Sold for:
$5,333$4,500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

White, Gilbert (1720-1793), Three autograph manuscript sermons, each sewn to center and annotated at front and back panels with the dates and locations the sermons were preached, the first with earliest date of March 13, 1747, and last date of May 13, 1792, with twelve leaves, the sermon filling thirteen pages, beginning with "1 Cor.: 9, 24: I know ye not, that they which run in a race, run all; but one receiveth the Prize: so run, they ye may obtain", the second with earliest date November 6, 1748, and latest date November 1792, eight leaves, the sermon filling thirteen pages, beginning with "I have already in two former sermons explained the three first parts of the parable...", and the third dated December 23, 1753, through December 18, 1791, eight leaves, the sermon filling thirteen pages, beginning with "Luke 6:46: Why call ye me, Lord, Lord, & do not the things I say?," (each with some handling wear and scattered spotting, with original redactions, and with redactions or revisions in later hands, and late dates in later hands).
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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