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The childrens Bible: or, An history of the Holy Scriptures. [electronic resource] : In which, the several passages of the Old and New Testament are laid down in a method never before attempted; being reduced to the tender capacities of the little readers, by a lively and striking abstract, so as, under God, to make those excellent books take such a firm hold of their young minds and memories, and leave such impressions there, both of moral and religious virtue, as no accidents of their future lives will ever be able to blot out. : To which is added, the principles of the Christian religion, adapted to the minds of children: : with a small manual of devotions fitted for their use. / By a divine of the Church of England. ; Adorned with cuts.

Author/Creator:
N. H., author
Publication:
[Philadelphia] : London: printed, and, Philadelphia: Re-printed and sold by Andrew Steuart, at the Bible in Heart in Second-Street,, M,DCC,LXIII. [1763]
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 41333.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xiv, [1], 16-224) : illustrations
Form/Genre:
Juvenile literature -- 1763.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Notes:
The earliest Bible for children printed in America. Cf. Rosenbach.
Author's dedication signed on pages viii: N.H.
Printed in two columns.
"The principles of the Christian religion."--p. [129]-158, with separate title page.
"An history of the New Testament."--p. [161]-224, with separate title page.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Incorporated, 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; numbers 41333).
Cited in:
Bristol B2354
Shipton and Mooney 41333
Metzger, E.M. Pennsylvania, 247
Welch, d'A.A. Amer. children's books, 183
Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 53
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