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Seisa genkō den. = 聖差言行傳.

Standardized Title:
Bible. Acts. Japanese. Bettelheim. 1855.
Other Title:
Rei no tsukai no kotoban okonain tsutaitasu
Shin'yaku zensho. Seisa genkō den
レイノツカイノコトバンヲコナインツタイタス
新約全書. 聖差言行傳
Publication:
[Hong Kong] : [publisher not identified], Itsubō-nen sen [1855]
Format/Description:
Book
90 leaves ; 30 cm
Language:
Central Okinawan, formerly known as (Japanese) Luchu or Loochoo. Printed in Japanese katakana.
Notes:
Title page has phrase in Chinese: "Wang pu tian xia chuan fu yin yu wan min".
"Translated by B.J. Bettelheim ... [who] appears to have made a version of the NT in the Luchu dialect. At the instance of the SPCK the Bishop of Victoria had Luke, John, Acts and Romans printed at Hongkong in 1855, at the expense of the Naval Mission. Printed from blocks. Title on yellow paper."--Darlow & Moule. Historical catalogue of the printed editions of Holy Scripture in the library of the British and Foreign Bible Society (London: The Bible House, 1903-1911), v. 2, pt. 2, no. 5801.
On double leaves, oriental style (fukurotoji).
Title page has phrase in Chinese: "往普天下傳福音與萬民".
框29 x 15.4公分, 6行, 白口, 四周雙邊, 單黑魚尾, 版心上鐫"新約全書", 中鐫書名及章次.
Local notes:
Ms. note ("Acts Loochooan") in pencil on front wrapper.
Tail outer corner of last leaf damaged.
Penn Provenance:
Evans, Thomas Wiltberger, 1823-1897 (donor)
Penn Chronology:
1855
Cited in:
Darlow & Moule 5801
Contributor:
Bettelheim, Bernard Jean, 1811-1869, translator.
Evans Bible Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
31678889
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