Memoir of William Ellery Channing


This antique hardcover three-volume set is bound in black cloth boards with decorative etching on the covers and gilt spine lettering. Labels on spines, owner's name and bookplate on endpapers, some foxing. Each volume is approx. 5"x8". Vol. 1 is 427 pages; vol. 2, 459 pages; and vol. 3, 494 pages. Channing was the foremost Unitarian preacher in the United States in the early nineteenth century and one of Unitarianism's leading theologians. Channing was known for his articulate and impassioned sermons and public speeches, and as a prominent thinker in the liberal theology of the day. His religion and thought were among the chief influences on the New England Transcendentalists.



  • Memoir of William Ellery Channing, Vols. 1-3 Complete
  • Wm. Crosby and H.P. Nicols, 1851