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The Resource A new hieroglyphical Bible for the amusement & instruction of children : being a selection of the most useful lessons; and most interesting narratives (scripturally arranged) from Genesis to the Revelations : embellished with familiar figures & striking emblems neatly engraved. To the whole is added a sketch of the life of our Blessed Saviour, the holy apostles, &c., recommended by the Revd Rowland Hill, M. A

A new hieroglyphical Bible for the amusement & instruction of children : being a selection of the most useful lessons; and most interesting narratives (scripturally arranged) from Genesis to the Revelations : embellished with familiar figures & striking emblems neatly engraved. To the whole is added a sketch of the life of our Blessed Saviour, the holy apostles, &c., recommended by the Revd Rowland Hill, M. A

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A new hieroglyphical Bible for the amusement & instruction of children : being a selection of the most useful lessons; and most interesting narratives (scripturally arranged) from Genesis to the Revelations : embellished with familiar figures & striking emblems neatly engraved. To the whole is added a sketch of the life of our Blessed Saviour, the holy apostles, &c.
Title
A new hieroglyphical Bible for the amusement & instruction of children
Title remainder
being a selection of the most useful lessons; and most interesting narratives (scripturally arranged) from Genesis to the Revelations : embellished with familiar figures & striking emblems neatly engraved. To the whole is added a sketch of the life of our Blessed Saviour, the holy apostles, &c.
Statement of responsibility
recommended by the Revd Rowland Hill, M. A
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Cataloging source
CLU
Citation location within source
  • 513.1
  • 181
  • 153
  • p. 47-48
  • 26651
Citation source
  • Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books
  • Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books
  • Hamilton, S. Amer. book illustrators (1968 ed.)
  • O'Callaghan. List of eds. of the Holy Scriptures
  • Evans. Amer. bibl.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A new hieroglyphical Bible for the amusement & instruction of children : being a selection of the most useful lessons; and most interesting narratives (scripturally arranged) from Genesis to the Revelations : embellished with familiar figures & striking emblems neatly engraved. To the whole is added a sketch of the life of our Blessed Saviour, the holy apostles, &c., recommended by the Revd Rowland Hill, M. A
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Publication
Note
  • Approximate date from Rosenbach and Hamilton, both cited below. Welch cites date of ca. 1796
  • First American edition; cf. Rosenbach
  • Engraved frontispiece and title-page
  • The commendation "To Mr. Thompson" is signed: R. Hill, Surry Chapel, May 12, 1794
  • Poem "On the incomparable treasure of the Holy Scriptures" by Theodosius Beza: p. [4]
  • Includes preface
  • UCLA copy imperfect: part of folding frontispiece wanting.
  • Cf. Gumuchian, 2986-2987
Dimensions
15 cm.
Extent
[2], 144 p., [1] leaf of plates (folded)
Note
  • Dutch floral paper over boards; paper mostly wanting. In green marbled case.
  • Inscriptions dated April 22d 1801 on upper free endpaper and on p. 144 following text.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)30827330
  • ucoclc30827330
Label
A new hieroglyphical Bible for the amusement & instruction of children : being a selection of the most useful lessons; and most interesting narratives (scripturally arranged) from Genesis to the Revelations : embellished with familiar figures & striking emblems neatly engraved. To the whole is added a sketch of the life of our Blessed Saviour, the holy apostles, &c., recommended by the Revd Rowland Hill, M. A
Publication
Note
  • Approximate date from Rosenbach and Hamilton, both cited below. Welch cites date of ca. 1796
  • First American edition; cf. Rosenbach
  • Engraved frontispiece and title-page
  • The commendation "To Mr. Thompson" is signed: R. Hill, Surry Chapel, May 12, 1794
  • Poem "On the incomparable treasure of the Holy Scriptures" by Theodosius Beza: p. [4]
  • Includes preface
  • UCLA copy imperfect: part of folding frontispiece wanting.
  • Cf. Gumuchian, 2986-2987
Dimensions
15 cm.
Extent
[2], 144 p., [1] leaf of plates (folded)
Note
  • Dutch floral paper over boards; paper mostly wanting. In green marbled case.
  • Inscriptions dated April 22d 1801 on upper free endpaper and on p. 144 following text.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)30827330
  • ucoclc30827330

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