The child's Bible : being a consecutive arrangement of the narrative and other portions of Holy Scripture in the words of the authorised version : with upwards of two hundred original illustrations.

Standardized Title:
Bible. English. Authorized. Selections. 1860.
Other Title:
Title on wrapper: Child's Bible, illustrated
London ; New York : Cassell, Petter and Galpin, [186-?]
35 pts. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Bible -- Juvenile literature.
Bible stories.
Christian life -- Juvenile literature.
Advertisements -- New York -- New York -- 19th century.
The Old Testament narrative
The New Testament narrative.
T.p. issued in pt. 35.
Parts issued in paper wrappers printed with publisher's advertisements; some parts have a "Caution to subscribers" printed on front wrapper.
Local notes:
Presented to the Penn Libraries by Michael Zinman.
Penn Libraries copy 1 has some leaves unopened; pt. 2 has "Special Notice to Subscribers" pasted to front wrapper; pts. 3 and 4 each has ms. inscription ("Miss Lalla & Mettie Ferris") in pencil on front wrapper; pt. 33 has ms. inscription ("Barker Brothers, Galion, Ohio") in pencil on back wrapper; pt. 29 has 1 leaf of medical advertisements laid in; pt. 30 has 1 Sunday School lesson card laid in (illustration and Golden Text on recto; catechetical instruction on verso).
Penn Libraries copies 2 and 3 housed in 2 boxes.
Penn Libraries copy 2 has some leaves unopened; pt. 1 has label ("O.J. Griffiths, Bookseller and Binder ... Chicago") pasted to front wrapper; pts. 6, 13 and 25 each has ms. note in pencil on front wrapper; pt. 6 has small holes in p. 143-144 with minor damage to text.
Penn Libraries copy 3 imperfect: RBC has pts. 1-2, 4, 6, 8-11, 13, 16-17, 19-20, 23-28 only; title leaf wanting; pt. 2 wanting wrappers.
Penn Libraries copy 3 has some leaves unopened; pt. 1 has ms. note in pencil on front wrapper; front wrapper of pt. 23 slightly dampstained.
Penn Provenance:
Zinman, Michael (donor)
Ferris, Lalla (inscription) (copy 1)
Ferris, Mettie (inscription) (copy 1)
Penn Chronology:
Books in Parts Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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