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Title: Piety Among the Peasantry: Being Sketches of Primitive Methodism on the Yorkshire Wolds.
Description: London: Joseph Toulson, 1889. 1st edition. A history of Primitive Methodism in the Yorkshire Wolds at the beginning of the nineteenth century, written with much detail about individual villages and including some dialect language. "It stirred the people as they had never been stirred before. Hamlets and villages, where life had run the even tenor of its way, from generation to generation, were roused to a lively and passionate interest in things spiritual and divine.."(author's preface). Pp.viii/268/4(ads for other publications), owner's name to front free endpaper, toning to title page with "shadow" of name to free endpaper, one or two light marginal spots and a few small ink marks, inner hinges cracked. Blue illustrated bevelled cloth with gilt title to front and spine, creasing to spine with wear to top and tail and corners, boards rubbed. Scarce. Good.

Keywords: Woodcock Piety Peasantry Primitive Methodism Yorkshire Wolds History Wesleyan Dialect Clowes Oxtoby Bridlington Circuit Coulson Revival Gledhill Driffield Beverley Connexion Bethel Preachers A3312 Methodist

Price: GBP 110.00 = appr. US$ 157.08 Seller: Chilton Books
- Book number: 40312

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