Hardbound with 546 pages. Printed in 1856 at The Methodist Book Concern, Cincinnati, Ohio for the author. Cloth bound, decorative blind tooling on covers. Corner wear. Old rustic repairs using parts of original cloth. Spine wear. Clean strong cotton white pages with intermittent foxing and staining. Binding worn and barely attached.. Picture of author on frontispiece with severe foxing. Poor condition but interesting story about the life of an itinerant Methodist minister in Ohio during the 1830's-40's. Two small contemporary Methodist booklets accompany this item. A reading copy .