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Yohan den fukuinsho. = 約翰傳福音書.

Standardized Title:
Bible. John. Japanese. Bettelheim. 1855.
Other Title:
Yohane den fukuinsho
Shin'yaku zensho. Yohan den fukuinsho
Yohan yorokobi tayori tsutaitaru shomotsu
新約全書. 約翰傳福音書
ヨハンヨロコビタヨリツタイタルショモツ
Publication:
[Hong Kong] : [publisher not identified], Itsubō-nen sen [1855]
Format/Description:
Book
66 leaves ; 29 cm
Language:
Central Okinawan, formerly known as (Japanese) Luchu or Loochoo. Printed in Japanese katakana.
Notes:
On double leaves, oriental style (fukurotoji).
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. 5800.
Title page has phrase in Chinese: "往普天下傳福音與萬民".
框29 x 15.3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 ("Japanese John") in pencil on front wrapper.
A few wormholes in front wrapper, title leaf and some leaves at beginning of volume; wormhole near gutter in upper portion of wrappers and leaves; hole in head margin of back wrapper and some leaves at end of volume.
Penn Provenance:
Evans, Thomas Wiltberger, 1823-1897 (donor)
Penn Chronology:
1855
Cited in:
Darlow & Moule 5800
Contributor:
Bettelheim, Bernard Jean, 1811-1869, translator.
Evans Bible Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
31678884
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