This old work is "Anecdotes" which was compiled by the American Sunday-School Union in 1838. This has short stories taken from real life and many of famous people and real incidents under categories such as the following: Meekness and Forgiveness, Peace in Dying, Children, Holy Fear and Reverence, Preaching, Living to God, Reproof, Piety, Mothers, Ministries and Sunday School, Teachers From Sunday School, and more! Some of the famous people quoted are: Dr. Samuel Johnson, John Wesley, Sir John Mason, Rev. John Newton, Bishop Cowper, King of Hungary, and more!
This old book measures app. 5.75"x3.75" with 142 pages with hard boards with cloth spine. This is in good condition overall with some spine, corner, and edge wear. There is paper wear to the covers and soiling and chipped spine.The binding is tight and the book is complete. There is age toning and some spotting. There are no offensive odors.