London - John Murray, 1829. Hardcover.
A selection of poems by the writer of Hymns for the Church of England, Reginald Heber.
Bound in paper covered boards.
Reginald Heber (1783 1826) was a Church of England bishop, now remembered chiefly as a hymn-writer. Heber was a pious man of profound learning, literary taste and great practical energy. His fame rests mainly on his hymns. These include: Bread of the World Brightest and best of the sons of the morning By cool Siloam's shady rill God, that maddest earth and heaven From Greenland's icy mountains, which was the missionary hymn most frequently printed in 19th century American hymnals Holy, holy, holy Lord of mercy and of might The Lord of might from Sinai's brow The Lord will come, the earth shall quake The Son of God goes forth to war. This volume includes the poems 'Palestine', 'Europe', A Sonnet to Sir Rowland Hill,The Passage of the Red Sea, and Translations of Pindar. Condition: The binding is generally firm. There is some significant wear to the extremities including significant loss to the spine, some bumping and markings.