Adam, Robert. The Religious World Displayed; or, A View of the Four Grand Systems of Religion, Judaism, Paganism, Christianity, and Mohammedism; and of the various existing denominations, sects and parties, in the Christian world. To which is subjoined, a view of deism and atheism.

Edinburgh, James Ballantyne and Co., 1809.

8vo. 3 vols. Contemporary giltstamped calf with double giltstamped black spine labels; spines gilt; giltstamped borders to covers.


First edition of this encompassing study by the Rev. Robert Adam (1770-1825), long a standard work on the world's religions.

A prettily bound set from the library of the British philosopher of religion, David Arthur Pailin (b. 1936), with his bookplate.


OCLC 1615651. Cf. Chauvin XII, 53 (later edition 1823).

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