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The Resource A curious hieroglyphick Bible, or, Select passages in the Old and New Testaments, represented with emblematical figures, for the amusement of youth : designed chiefly to familiarize tender age, in a pleasing and diverting manner, with early ideas of the Holy Scriptures : to which are subjoined, a short account of the lives of the Evangelists, and other pieces, illustrated with cuts

A curious hieroglyphick Bible, or, Select passages in the Old and New Testaments, represented with emblematical figures, for the amusement of youth : designed chiefly to familiarize tender age, in a pleasing and diverting manner, with early ideas of the Holy Scriptures : to which are subjoined, a short account of the lives of the Evangelists, and other pieces, illustrated with cuts

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A curious hieroglyphick Bible, or, Select passages in the Old and New Testaments, represented with emblematical figures, for the amusement of youth : designed chiefly to familiarize tender age, in a pleasing and diverting manner, with early ideas of the Holy Scriptures : to which are subjoined, a short account of the lives of the Evangelists, and other pieces, illustrated with cuts
Title
A curious hieroglyphick Bible, or, Select passages in the Old and New Testaments, represented with emblematical figures, for the amusement of youth
Title remainder
designed chiefly to familiarize tender age, in a pleasing and diverting manner, with early ideas of the Holy Scriptures : to which are subjoined, a short account of the lives of the Evangelists, and other pieces, illustrated with cuts
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Cataloging source
IUL
Citation location within source
53:405
Citation source
NUC pre-1956
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A curious hieroglyphick Bible, or, Select passages in the Old and New Testaments, represented with emblematical figures, for the amusement of youth : designed chiefly to familiarize tender age, in a pleasing and diverting manner, with early ideas of the Holy Scriptures : to which are subjoined, a short account of the lives of the Evangelists, and other pieces, illustrated with cuts
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First published in London by T. Hodgson in 1783, cf. Osborne, cited below
  • "Price 1s. plain. -2s. coloured."
  • Woodcuts: frontispiece, text illustrations
  • Publisher's advertisement: verso of dedication
  • Also includes: "On the incomperable treasure of the Holy Scriptures" (p. 127); lives of the Evangelists (p. 128-131); "Doomsday, or, A call to Judgment" (p. 132-133); a prayer (p. 133); "questions and answers out of the Holy Scriptures" (p. 134-136)
  • UCLA copy imperfect: p. 13-14, 49-50, all following p. 72 wanting.
  • Cf. Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 510
  • Cf. Clouston. Hieroglyphical Bibles, p. 9
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 151; 758-759
  • Cf. Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 128
Dimensions
14 cm.
Edition
The twentieth edition.
Extent
[6], 136 p., [1] leaf of plates
Note
  • Tan illustrated paper over boards; upper board and spine wanting; lower board detached.
  • Inscriptions dated September 11th 1846 and July 21 1834 on recto and verso of fly-leaf, respectively.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)13363938
  • ucoclc13363938
Label
A curious hieroglyphick Bible, or, Select passages in the Old and New Testaments, represented with emblematical figures, for the amusement of youth : designed chiefly to familiarize tender age, in a pleasing and diverting manner, with early ideas of the Holy Scriptures : to which are subjoined, a short account of the lives of the Evangelists, and other pieces, illustrated with cuts
Publication
Note
  • First published in London by T. Hodgson in 1783, cf. Osborne, cited below
  • "Price 1s. plain. -2s. coloured."
  • Woodcuts: frontispiece, text illustrations
  • Publisher's advertisement: verso of dedication
  • Also includes: "On the incomperable treasure of the Holy Scriptures" (p. 127); lives of the Evangelists (p. 128-131); "Doomsday, or, A call to Judgment" (p. 132-133); a prayer (p. 133); "questions and answers out of the Holy Scriptures" (p. 134-136)
  • UCLA copy imperfect: p. 13-14, 49-50, all following p. 72 wanting.
  • Cf. Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 510
  • Cf. Clouston. Hieroglyphical Bibles, p. 9
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 151; 758-759
  • Cf. Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 128
Dimensions
14 cm.
Edition
The twentieth edition.
Extent
[6], 136 p., [1] leaf of plates
Note
  • Tan illustrated paper over boards; upper board and spine wanting; lower board detached.
  • Inscriptions dated September 11th 1846 and July 21 1834 on recto and verso of fly-leaf, respectively.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)13363938
  • ucoclc13363938

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