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Roka den fukuinsho. = 路加傳福音書.

Standardized Title:
Bible. Luke. Japanese. Bettelheim. 1855.
Other Title:
Ruka den fukuinsho
Roka no yorokobi tayori tsutai no shomotsu
Shin'yaku zensho. Roka den fukuinsho
Title at end of text (bidai): Roka no yorokobi tayori tsutaitaru shomotsu
ロカノヨロコビタヨリツタイノショモツ
新約全書. 路加傳福音書
Title at end of text (bidai): ロカノヨロコビタヨリツタタルショモツ
Publication:
[Hong Kong] : [publisher not identified], Itsubō-nen sen [1855]
Format/Description:
Book
93 leaves ; 29 cm
Language:
Central Okinawan, formerly known as (Japanese) Luchu or Loochoo. Printed in Japanese katakana.
Notes:
"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. 5799.
Title page has phrase in Chinese: "Wang pu tian xia chuan fu yin yu wan min".
On double leaves, oriental style (fukurotoji).
框28.5 x 15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.
Title page has phrase in Chinese: "往普天下傳福音與萬民".
Local notes:
Ms. note ("Luke Loochooan") in pencil on front wrapper.
Vertical tear in title leaf near gutter; small portion of outer margin of back wrapper torn off.
Penn Provenance:
Evans, Thomas Wiltberger, 1823-1897 (donor)
Penn Chronology:
1855
Cited in:
Darlow & Moule 5799
Contributor:
Bettelheim, Bernard Jean, 1811-1869, translator.
Evans Bible Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
31678881
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