Embracing An Account of the Causes, Which Gave Rise to its Organization; Its Organization and Name; Its Position and Confessional Basis; Object of Its Organization; Work, Development, and Various Sessions; Its Policy; And Its Future. New Market, Virginia: Henkel & Co., 1890.
First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. vi, 276 pages,  pages publisher advertisement, . Dark cloth hardcover with gilt lettered title on the spine. Decorated end sheets. Presentation inscription from the publisher, "A Gift to Rev. J. W. Kretschmann, Ph.D., from Elon O. Henkel, Publisher. New Market, Va., June 27, 1920." Below his inscription is an ink stamp from the previous owner, "B. H. Webster, B.A., M.D., F.C.C.P. 247 Doctors Building Nashville 3, Tennessee." Very light edge wear to the cloth binding. The Henkel Press began in New Market, Virginia in 1806 by two Henkel brothers, sons of a Lutheran Minister Paul Henkel. Many of their early publications were printed both in German and English. Very good. Item #16162