[Philadelphia]: Presbyterian Board of Publications, 1840. First edition. An unattributed account of the spiritual life of John Blackader interwoven with extracts from his diaries and letters in which he speaks of "Providence" and prayer. 16mo quarter leather; pebble-cloth boards with gilt stamped "Life of Col. Blackader" and "26" just barely visible on spine; 118 pp. plus 6 pp.of publisher's ads (listing previous 25 tracts). Binding somewhat rubbed, particularly at the spine ends and corners, previous owners' names, etc., foxed throughout, altogether good or perhaps better. Scarce.