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'Woodward's New Edition published from the last London edition to which is added AN APPENDIX containing an Account of the Methodist, Episcopal, and Presbetyrian Churches in the United States to the Present Period.' Four engravings in front matter depict religious martyrdom's and tortures of the Inquisition. 8vo, leather, 624 pp. with gilt title and bands on spine. Containing 1,510 entries.Buck's Theological Dictionary, first published in London in 1802, sought to provide a textual basis for the evangelical community by combining brief essays on orthodox belief and practice with historical entries on various denominations. American evangelicals gave the work almost canonical status as the textual interpreter of what it meant to be evangelical. Covers heavily rubbed, wear to all edges with, hinges cracking. Internally a clean and tight copy with very light foxing throughout.