Pocket Bible for little masters and misses : translated from the original tongues and appointed to be read by children : illustrated with cutts [sic].

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London : Printed for for F. Newbery, at the corner of St. Pauls ChurchYard, 1772.
Description
[vi], [7]-143, [1] p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 84 mm.

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Publisher
Rare books genre
Notes
  • "Price 6d"--At foot of t.p.
  • Engraved t.p.
  • Begins with "Preface, addressed to the parents of little children," (p. [i-v])
  • P. [144] blank.
  • Illustrations: Engraved frontis., depicting Adam and Eve, and 23 half-page wood-engravings throughout the text depicting famous Biblical events; decorative headpieces at opening of Preface and Genesis.
  • Old and New Testaments, with Psalms of David, in metre, at end; New Testament and Psalms each with own half-t.p.
  • Cotsen copy: "Jane Bryon, 1796" [illegible]--Inscribed on front free endpaper.
  • Cotsen copy: "George Mellshim, July 7, 1794"--Inscribed horizontally on rear pastedown and endpaper.
  • Cotsen copy: Quotations inscribed on blank p [6], facing beginning of Genesis, and on p. [130], facing Psalms (latter with illegible owner name).
Binding note
  • Plain buff paper-covered bds., with buff plain paper dust-wrappers.
  • Cotsen copy: Spine of both paper bds. and dust-wrappers inscribed in pen: "Pocket Bible, J. Byron" (with "1796" added on spine of bds.).
References
Roscoe, S. Newbery, J30
OCLC
636425405
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