"A Cluster of Camphire was written by Mrs. Spurgeon after the passing of her own husband. It was intended to act as a soothing balm to those who had lost a loved one to death." —from the new introduction
This book represents the first reprinting of this special collection of devotional thoughts since the original edition of 1898.This work, reproduced in its original format, (3 5/8" x 7 1/4") in a very nice hardcover "pocket edition" for ease of carrying, would make an ideal gift for anyone who has suffered the loss of a loved one, and would be of great benefit to pastors, chaplains, counselors, funeral home directors and others in like professions, as well as the Christian who desires to comfort the sick and sorrowing.This book also contains the first-time publication of some letters by Susannah and C. H. Spurgeon from a private collection and a biographical essay on the life of Susannah Spurgeon, all of which adds to the historical value of this publication for libraries and Spurgeon collectors.
Susannah Spurgeon (1832-1903) was the wife of the famous Baptist preacher of the second half of the nineteenth-century, Charles Haddon Spurgeon. She counselled women and girls in the New Park Street church and assisted female candidates at baptismal services.