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The Resource The children's Bible, or, An history of the Holy Scriptures : in which, the several passages of the Old and New-Testament are laid down in a method never before attempted : being reduced to the tender capacities of the little readers, by a lively and striking abstract, so as, under God, to make these excellent books take such a firm hold of their young minds and memories, and leave such impressions there, both of moral and religious virtue, as no accidents of their future lives will ever be able to blot out

The children's Bible, or, An history of the Holy Scriptures : in which, the several passages of the Old and New-Testament are laid down in a method never before attempted : being reduced to the tender capacities of the little readers, by a lively and striking abstract, so as, under God, to make these excellent books take such a firm hold of their young minds and memories, and leave such impressions there, both of moral and religious virtue, as no accidents of their future lives will ever be able to blot out

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The children's Bible, or, An history of the Holy Scriptures : in which, the several passages of the Old and New-Testament are laid down in a method never before attempted : being reduced to the tender capacities of the little readers, by a lively and striking abstract, so as, under God, to make these excellent books take such a firm hold of their young minds and memories, and leave such impressions there, both of moral and religious virtue, as no accidents of their future lives will ever be able to blot out
Title
The children's Bible, or, An history of the Holy Scriptures
Title remainder
in which, the several passages of the Old and New-Testament are laid down in a method never before attempted : being reduced to the tender capacities of the little readers, by a lively and striking abstract, so as, under God, to make these excellent books take such a firm hold of their young minds and memories, and leave such impressions there, both of moral and religious virtue, as no accidents of their future lives will ever be able to blot out
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Language
eng
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Cataloging source
MUS
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The children's Bible, or, An history of the Holy Scriptures : in which, the several passages of the Old and New-Testament are laid down in a method never before attempted : being reduced to the tender capacities of the little readers, by a lively and striking abstract, so as, under God, to make these excellent books take such a firm hold of their young minds and memories, and leave such impressions there, both of moral and religious virtue, as no accidents of their future lives will ever be able to blot out
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Publication
Note
  • First published in 1759; cf. Rosenbach, cited below
  • Caption title for the New Testament: p. 110
  • Poem "On the excellency of the Bible": p. 108-109
  • Publisher's advertisement "A list of Chapmen's books": [1] page following text
  • Includes preface
  • Cf. Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 53
  • Cf. Gumuchian, 1708-1709
  • Cf. Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 183
Dimensions
14 cm.
Extent
164, [1] p.
Note
  • Brown sprinkled calf over boards; spine partially wanting. In brown marbled case.
  • Inscribed "A present of James Douglas to his schoolfellow R Conolly" on verso of blank leaf following leaf of publisher's advertisement.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08309557
  • ucoclc8309557
Label
The children's Bible, or, An history of the Holy Scriptures : in which, the several passages of the Old and New-Testament are laid down in a method never before attempted : being reduced to the tender capacities of the little readers, by a lively and striking abstract, so as, under God, to make these excellent books take such a firm hold of their young minds and memories, and leave such impressions there, both of moral and religious virtue, as no accidents of their future lives will ever be able to blot out
Publication
Note
  • First published in 1759; cf. Rosenbach, cited below
  • Caption title for the New Testament: p. 110
  • Poem "On the excellency of the Bible": p. 108-109
  • Publisher's advertisement "A list of Chapmen's books": [1] page following text
  • Includes preface
  • Cf. Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 53
  • Cf. Gumuchian, 1708-1709
  • Cf. Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 183
Dimensions
14 cm.
Extent
164, [1] p.
Note
  • Brown sprinkled calf over boards; spine partially wanting. In brown marbled case.
  • Inscribed "A present of James Douglas to his schoolfellow R Conolly" on verso of blank leaf following leaf of publisher's advertisement.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08309557
  • ucoclc8309557

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