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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, represented with emblematical figures, for the amusement of youth
Title remainder
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
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
LC call number
BS560
LC item number
.A3 1825
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
  • Poem "On the incomparable treasures of the Holy Scriptures": p. [8]
  • Originally published in London in 1783 as "A curious hieroglyphick Bible..."
  • Text and illustrations printed within border
  • Questions and answers: p. 132-[134]
  • Wood-engravings: half-title, frontispiece, text illustrations
  • Includes preface
  • Cf. Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 512.1-512.2
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 151; 758-759
  • Cf. Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 128
  • Cf. Clouston. Hieroglyphic Bibles, p. 37
Dimensions
15 cm.
Edition
Fourth edition.
Extent
133, [1] p.
Lccn
38020525
Note
  • Quarter light brown calf and tan paper over boards.
  • Ex libris Elvah Karshner.
  • Ink annotations on upper free endpaper.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02532841
  • ucoclc2532841
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
  • Poem "On the incomparable treasures of the Holy Scriptures": p. [8]
  • Originally published in London in 1783 as "A curious hieroglyphick Bible..."
  • Text and illustrations printed within border
  • Questions and answers: p. 132-[134]
  • Wood-engravings: half-title, frontispiece, text illustrations
  • Includes preface
  • Cf. Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 512.1-512.2
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 151; 758-759
  • Cf. Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 128
  • Cf. Clouston. Hieroglyphic Bibles, p. 37
Dimensions
15 cm.
Edition
Fourth edition.
Extent
133, [1] p.
Lccn
38020525
Note
  • Quarter light brown calf and tan paper over boards.
  • Ex libris Elvah Karshner.
  • Ink annotations on upper free endpaper.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02532841
  • ucoclc2532841

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