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The Resource Peter Parley's book of Bible stories : for children and youth : with engravings

Peter Parley's book of Bible stories : for children and youth : with engravings

Label
Peter Parley's book of Bible stories : for children and youth : with engravings
Title
Peter Parley's book of Bible stories
Title remainder
for children and youth : with engravings
Title variation
  • Parley's book of Bible stories
  • Bible stories
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CLU
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Peter Parley's book of Bible stories : for children and youth : with engravings
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Wood engravings: frontispiece, title vignette, and illustrations
  • Frontispiece included in pagination
  • "This book consists, for the most part, of two little books which have recently made their appearance in England. The first of these is entitled 'Bible Letters, &c. by Lucy Barton;' the other, 'Gospel Stories; an attempt to render the chief events of the life of our Savior intelligible and profitable to young children. In preparing the volume for the American reader, I have taken the liberty to omit some passages in the works above mentioned, which seem not happily adapted to youth."--Preface, p. [v]
  • Goodrich, S.G. Recollections of a lifetime, v. 2, p. 543
Dimensions
15 cm.
Extent
xii, [13]-256 p.
Note
  • Publisher's printed yellow paper over boards; printed in red; rebacked.
  • Loose in boards.
  • Annotation or inscription in ink on upper paste-down.
  • Ex libris Olive Percival; her name and dragonfly label on upper paste-down.
  • Annotation in pencil in Percival's hand, on yellow paper pasted on upper paste-down: From Florence Moore, 17 February 1916.
Other physical details
ill. (wood-engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)32538778
  • ucoclc32538778
Label
Peter Parley's book of Bible stories : for children and youth : with engravings
Publication
Note
  • Wood engravings: frontispiece, title vignette, and illustrations
  • Frontispiece included in pagination
  • "This book consists, for the most part, of two little books which have recently made their appearance in England. The first of these is entitled 'Bible Letters, &c. by Lucy Barton;' the other, 'Gospel Stories; an attempt to render the chief events of the life of our Savior intelligible and profitable to young children. In preparing the volume for the American reader, I have taken the liberty to omit some passages in the works above mentioned, which seem not happily adapted to youth."--Preface, p. [v]
  • Goodrich, S.G. Recollections of a lifetime, v. 2, p. 543
Dimensions
15 cm.
Extent
xii, [13]-256 p.
Note
  • Publisher's printed yellow paper over boards; printed in red; rebacked.
  • Loose in boards.
  • Annotation or inscription in ink on upper paste-down.
  • Ex libris Olive Percival; her name and dragonfly label on upper paste-down.
  • Annotation in pencil in Percival's hand, on yellow paper pasted on upper paste-down: From Florence Moore, 17 February 1916.
Other physical details
ill. (wood-engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)32538778
  • ucoclc32538778

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