Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1967.
A first Printing of the First Edition that has some fraying to the edges of the boards and a previous owner's gift inscription, otherwise Near Fine in a scuffed soiled and edgeworn Very Good+ dust-jacket that also has a few chips to the edges.
The Armstrongs' book tells the story of the Baptist church and its influence on American history. The Baptists were a small, persecuted group in England who spread their beliefs to the colonies, where they became an important part of American culture. The Armstrongs trace the Baptist's influence on American history from the early days of the colonies to the present.; 8vo; 392 pages.