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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 nearly five hundred 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 nearly five hundred 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 nearly five hundred 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 nearly five hundred cuts
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • p. 33
  • 20961
  • 510
  • 128
  • 122
Citation source
  • O'Callaghan. List of eds. of the Holy Scriptures
  • Evans
  • Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books
  • Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books
  • Hamilton, S. Amer. book illustrators (1968 ed.)
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BS560
LC item number
1788
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 nearly five hundred cuts
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: London : T. Hodgson, 1783
  • Includes preface
  • Also includes: "On the incomparable treasure of the Holy Scriptures" (p. 235, i.e. 135); lives of the evangelists (p. 136-139); hymns and prayers (p. [140]-141); questions and answers (p. 142-144)
  • UCLA copy imperfect: frontispiece wanting; title-page and p. 29-30 torn, text partially wanting; p. 131-132 incorrectly bound in following p. 122.
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 148; 758-759
  • Cf. Gumuchian, 2984-2985
Dimensions
15 cm.
Edition
The first Worcester edition.
Extent
144 p.
Lccn
82466849
Note
Patterned paper over wooden boards. Label with inscription "B. F. Bailey" on upper board.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)09132473
  • ucoclc9132473
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 nearly five hundred cuts
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: London : T. Hodgson, 1783
  • Includes preface
  • Also includes: "On the incomparable treasure of the Holy Scriptures" (p. 235, i.e. 135); lives of the evangelists (p. 136-139); hymns and prayers (p. [140]-141); questions and answers (p. 142-144)
  • UCLA copy imperfect: frontispiece wanting; title-page and p. 29-30 torn, text partially wanting; p. 131-132 incorrectly bound in following p. 122.
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 148; 758-759
  • Cf. Gumuchian, 2984-2985
Dimensions
15 cm.
Edition
The first Worcester edition.
Extent
144 p.
Lccn
82466849
Note
Patterned paper over wooden boards. Label with inscription "B. F. Bailey" on upper board.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)09132473
  • ucoclc9132473

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