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The Resource An abridgement of Scripture history : designed for the amusement and improvement of children : wherein the most striking actions in the Old Testament are made plain to the youngest capacities : adorned with head peices [sic] expressive of the subject of each narrative : curiously engraved on 60 copper plates, and dedicated to the infant Bishop of Osnaburg, by an eminent divine

An abridgement of Scripture history : designed for the amusement and improvement of children : wherein the most striking actions in the Old Testament are made plain to the youngest capacities : adorned with head peices [sic] expressive of the subject of each narrative : curiously engraved on 60 copper plates, and dedicated to the infant Bishop of Osnaburg, by an eminent divine

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An abridgement of Scripture history : designed for the amusement and improvement of children : wherein the most striking actions in the Old Testament are made plain to the youngest capacities : adorned with head peices [sic] expressive of the subject of each narrative : curiously engraved on 60 copper plates, and dedicated to the infant Bishop of Osnaburg
Title
An abridgement of Scripture history
Title remainder
designed for the amusement and improvement of children : wherein the most striking actions in the Old Testament are made plain to the youngest capacities : adorned with head peices [sic] expressive of the subject of each narrative : curiously engraved on 60 copper plates, and dedicated to the infant Bishop of Osnaburg
Statement of responsibility
by an eminent divine
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MNU
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
An abridgement of Scripture history : designed for the amusement and improvement of children : wherein the most striking actions in the Old Testament are made plain to the youngest capacities : adorned with head peices [sic] expressive of the subject of each narrative : curiously engraved on 60 copper plates, and dedicated to the infant Bishop of Osnaburg, by an eminent divine
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Engraved title-page with vignette
  • Frontispiece by C. Grignion after S. Wale; "published according to Act of Parliament, 1765."
  • Fifty six numbered plates; each accompanied by prose text
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
[4], 112 p., [1] leaf of plates
Note
  • Brown calf over boards, tooled in black and gold; red leather label on spine.
  • Ex libris d'Alté Welch.
  • Inscription dated 1780 on upper paste-down.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)29125565
  • ucoclc29125565
Label
An abridgement of Scripture history : designed for the amusement and improvement of children : wherein the most striking actions in the Old Testament are made plain to the youngest capacities : adorned with head peices [sic] expressive of the subject of each narrative : curiously engraved on 60 copper plates, and dedicated to the infant Bishop of Osnaburg, by an eminent divine
Publication
Note
  • Engraved title-page with vignette
  • Frontispiece by C. Grignion after S. Wale; "published according to Act of Parliament, 1765."
  • Fifty six numbered plates; each accompanied by prose text
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
[4], 112 p., [1] leaf of plates
Note
  • Brown calf over boards, tooled in black and gold; red leather label on spine.
  • Ex libris d'Alté Welch.
  • Inscription dated 1780 on upper paste-down.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)29125565
  • ucoclc29125565

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