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The Resource The childrens 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 those 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 : to which is added, The principles of the Christian religion, adapted to the minds of children : with a small manual of devotions fitted for their use, by a Divine of the Church of England ; adorned with copper-plates

The childrens 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 those 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 : to which is added, The principles of the Christian religion, adapted to the minds of children : with a small manual of devotions fitted for their use, by a Divine of the Church of England ; adorned with copper-plates

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The childrens 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 those 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 : to which is added, The principles of the Christian religion, adapted to the minds of children : with a small manual of devotions fitted for their use
Title
The childrens 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 those 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 : to which is added, The principles of the Christian religion, adapted to the minds of children : with a small manual of devotions fitted for their use
Statement of responsibility
by a Divine of the Church of England ; adorned with copper-plates
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Cataloging source
IUL
Citation location within source
  • 1708
  • 19:2332
  • 709:444
Citation source
  • Gumuchian
  • BM
  • NUC pre-1956
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The childrens 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 those 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 : to which is added, The principles of the Christian religion, adapted to the minds of children : with a small manual of devotions fitted for their use, by a Divine of the Church of England ; adorned with copper-plates
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First edition; cf. Rosenbach, cited below
  • At foot of t.p.: [Price two shillings.]
  • Dedication signed: N. H
  • The history of the New Testament and The principles of the Christian religion have separate title-pages, tipped in
  • Pagination continuous; separate title-pages not included in pagination
  • Poem "On the excellency of the Bible": p. xi-xii
  • Includes preface
  • UCLA copy imperfect: t.p., frontispiece, plates wanting. Title-page and frontispiece replaced with photocopy reproductions. Pages 134-135 wanting?
  • Cf. Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 53
  • Cf. Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 183
Dimensions
12 cm.
Extent
xii, 208 p., [3] leaves of plates
Note
  • Brown calf over boards, tooled in gold; upper board detached. In rust and light gold marbled case.
  • Ex libris d'Alté Welch.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)13485623
  • ucoclc13485623
Label
The childrens 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 those 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 : to which is added, The principles of the Christian religion, adapted to the minds of children : with a small manual of devotions fitted for their use, by a Divine of the Church of England ; adorned with copper-plates
Publication
Note
  • First edition; cf. Rosenbach, cited below
  • At foot of t.p.: [Price two shillings.]
  • Dedication signed: N. H
  • The history of the New Testament and The principles of the Christian religion have separate title-pages, tipped in
  • Pagination continuous; separate title-pages not included in pagination
  • Poem "On the excellency of the Bible": p. xi-xii
  • Includes preface
  • UCLA copy imperfect: t.p., frontispiece, plates wanting. Title-page and frontispiece replaced with photocopy reproductions. Pages 134-135 wanting?
  • Cf. Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 53
  • Cf. Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 183
Dimensions
12 cm.
Extent
xii, 208 p., [3] leaves of plates
Note
  • Brown calf over boards, tooled in gold; upper board detached. In rust and light gold marbled case.
  • Ex libris d'Alté Welch.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)13485623
  • ucoclc13485623

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