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The Resource The hieroglyphick Bible, or, Select passages in the Old and New Testaments : represented with emblematical figures, for the amusement of youth : designed chiefly to familiarize tender age, in a pleasing and diverting manner with early ideas of the Holy Scriptures : to which are subjoined, a short account of the lives of the evangelists, and other pieces : illustrated with nearly five hundred cuts

The hieroglyphick Bible, or, Select passages in the Old and New Testaments : represented with emblematical figures, for the amusement of youth : designed chiefly to familiarize tender age, in a pleasing and diverting manner with early ideas of the Holy Scriptures : to which are subjoined, a short account of the lives of the evangelists, and other pieces : illustrated with nearly five hundred cuts

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The hieroglyphick Bible, or, Select passages in the Old and New Testaments : represented with emblematical figures, for the amusement of youth : designed chiefly to familiarize tender age, in a pleasing and diverting manner with early ideas of the Holy Scriptures : to which are subjoined, a short account of the lives of the evangelists, and other pieces : illustrated with nearly five hundred cuts
Title
The hieroglyphick Bible, or, Select passages in the Old and New Testaments
Title remainder
represented with emblematical figures, for the amusement of youth : designed chiefly to familiarize tender age, in a pleasing and diverting manner with early ideas of the Holy Scriptures : to which are subjoined, a short account of the lives of the evangelists, and other pieces : illustrated with nearly five hundred cuts
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Cataloging source
CNO
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The hieroglyphick Bible, or, Select passages in the Old and New Testaments : represented with emblematical figures, for the amusement of youth : designed chiefly to familiarize tender age, in a pleasing and diverting manner with early ideas of the Holy Scriptures : to which are subjoined, a short account of the lives of the evangelists, and other pieces : illustrated with nearly five hundred cuts
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Illustrated half-title
  • Text and illustrations printed within border
  • Wood-engravings: half-title, frontispiece, text illustrations
  • Poem "On the incomparable treasures of the Holy Scriptures": p. [8]
  • Originally published in London in 1783 as "A curious hieroglyphick Bible..."
  • Questions and answers: p. 130 and [2] pages following
  • Includes preface
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 151
  • Cf. Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 512.1-512.2
  • Cf. Clouston. Hieroglyphic Bibles, p. 37
Dimensions
16 cm.
Edition
Fifth edition.
Extent
130, [2] p.
Note
Light brown ribbed cloth over boards, blocked in gold and blind.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)09614506
  • ucoclc9614506
Label
The hieroglyphick Bible, or, Select passages in the Old and New Testaments : represented with emblematical figures, for the amusement of youth : designed chiefly to familiarize tender age, in a pleasing and diverting manner with early ideas of the Holy Scriptures : to which are subjoined, a short account of the lives of the evangelists, and other pieces : illustrated with nearly five hundred cuts
Publication
Note
  • Illustrated half-title
  • Text and illustrations printed within border
  • Wood-engravings: half-title, frontispiece, text illustrations
  • Poem "On the incomparable treasures of the Holy Scriptures": p. [8]
  • Originally published in London in 1783 as "A curious hieroglyphick Bible..."
  • Questions and answers: p. 130 and [2] pages following
  • Includes preface
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 151
  • Cf. Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 512.1-512.2
  • Cf. Clouston. Hieroglyphic Bibles, p. 37
Dimensions
16 cm.
Edition
Fifth edition.
Extent
130, [2] p.
Note
Light brown ribbed cloth over boards, blocked in gold and blind.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)09614506
  • ucoclc9614506

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