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The Resource Bibliothecae americanae primordia. : An attempt towards laying the foundation of an American library, in several books, papers, and writings, humbly given to the Society for the propagation of the Gospel in foreign parts, for the perpetual use and benefit of their members, their missionaries, friends, correspondents, and others concern'd in the good design of planting and promoting Christianity within Her Majesties colonies and plantations in the West-Indies., By a member of the said society

Bibliothecae americanae primordia. : An attempt towards laying the foundation of an American library, in several books, papers, and writings, humbly given to the Society for the propagation of the Gospel in foreign parts, for the perpetual use and benefit of their members, their missionaries, friends, correspondents, and others concern'd in the good design of planting and promoting Christianity within Her Majesties colonies and plantations in the West-Indies., By a member of the said society

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Bibliothecae americanae primordia. : An attempt towards laying the foundation of an American library, in several books, papers, and writings, humbly given to the Society for the propagation of the Gospel in foreign parts, for the perpetual use and benefit of their members, their missionaries, friends, correspondents, and others concern'd in the good design of planting and promoting Christianity within Her Majesties colonies and plantations in the West-Indies.
Title
Bibliothecae americanae primordia.
Title remainder
An attempt towards laying the foundation of an American library, in several books, papers, and writings, humbly given to the Society for the propagation of the Gospel in foreign parts, for the perpetual use and benefit of their members, their missionaries, friends, correspondents, and others concern'd in the good design of planting and promoting Christianity within Her Majesties colonies and plantations in the West-Indies.
Statement of responsibility
By a member of the said society
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
LC call number
Z1203
LC item number
.K36
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Bibliothecae americanae primordia. : An attempt towards laying the foundation of an American library, in several books, papers, and writings, humbly given to the Society for the propagation of the Gospel in foreign parts, for the perpetual use and benefit of their members, their missionaries, friends, correspondents, and others concern'd in the good design of planting and promoting Christianity within Her Majesties colonies and plantations in the West-Indies., By a member of the said society
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Publication
Note
  • Paging irregular: no. 125-132 (sig. Ll-Mm) repeated. Index (pages not numbered) sig. Cccc-Mmmmmm in twos
  • Only 250 copies printed
  • "Advertisement", "Auctarium Bibliothecae americanae. An addition of some other books and papers humbly given to the Society ..." and "Index", by Robert Watts
  • The dedication is dated Oct. 20, 1713, but the Advertisement has date Nov. 1, 1714, and the "addition" contains entries of books published in 1714
  • The entries are arranged chronologically by date of publication; "extracts" from Purchas and Hakluyt are entered under date of voyage described
  • The greater part of the library has been lost. "The remnant, now carefully guarded, consists of about 300 volumes, chiefly historical, theological, and polemical works."--Classified digest of the records of the S. P. G. London, 1873. p. 816
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
1 p. l., iii, xvi, 3-275 (i. e. 238) p., 112 l.
Lccn
02015807
System control number
  • (OCoLC)197709861
  • ucoclc197709861
Label
Bibliothecae americanae primordia. : An attempt towards laying the foundation of an American library, in several books, papers, and writings, humbly given to the Society for the propagation of the Gospel in foreign parts, for the perpetual use and benefit of their members, their missionaries, friends, correspondents, and others concern'd in the good design of planting and promoting Christianity within Her Majesties colonies and plantations in the West-Indies., By a member of the said society
Publication
Note
  • Paging irregular: no. 125-132 (sig. Ll-Mm) repeated. Index (pages not numbered) sig. Cccc-Mmmmmm in twos
  • Only 250 copies printed
  • "Advertisement", "Auctarium Bibliothecae americanae. An addition of some other books and papers humbly given to the Society ..." and "Index", by Robert Watts
  • The dedication is dated Oct. 20, 1713, but the Advertisement has date Nov. 1, 1714, and the "addition" contains entries of books published in 1714
  • The entries are arranged chronologically by date of publication; "extracts" from Purchas and Hakluyt are entered under date of voyage described
  • The greater part of the library has been lost. "The remnant, now carefully guarded, consists of about 300 volumes, chiefly historical, theological, and polemical works."--Classified digest of the records of the S. P. G. London, 1873. p. 816
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
1 p. l., iii, xvi, 3-275 (i. e. 238) p., 112 l.
Lccn
02015807
System control number
  • (OCoLC)197709861
  • ucoclc197709861

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