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The History of the Holy Bible, abridged [electronic resource].

Other Title:
History of the Bible.
Publication:
[New Haven] : From Sidney's Press, New-Haven., 1809.
Series:
Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 17760.
Format/Description:
Book
36 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 14 cm.
Subjects:
Bible. O.T..
Bible stories.
Mothers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction.
Flowers -- Juvenile fiction.
Form/Genre:
Juvenile literature -- 1809.
Booksellers' advertisements -- Connecticut -- New Haven.
Place of Publication:
United States Connecticut New Haven.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents:
Chap. I. Treating of God
Chap. II. Of the Creation
III. Of the Garden of Eden
Chap. IV. Of Adam and Eve in Paradise, their fall and expulsion
Chap. V. The consequences of the fall
Chap. VI. Of the flood. The building of the Tower of Babel
Chap. VII. Birth and call of Abraham. Sodom and Gomorrah destroyed. Isaac born
Chap. VIII. Of Joseph and his brethren
Chap. IX. The oppression of the children of Israel in Egypt, and their deliverance from thence. Pharaoh and his host drowned in the Red Sea. The law published on Mount Sinai
Chap. X. The story of Baalam and his ass
Chap. XI. The Israelites pass through Jordan, and take Jericho. The history of Sampson. Saul anointed king. The story of David and Goliath. The reign of David
Chap. XII. Solomon's wisdom. His judgment between the two harlots. The building and dedication of the temple
Chap. XIII. Jonah in the whale's body. Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego cast into the fiery furnace. Daniel in the lion's den
Rosamond. By Maria Edgeworth.
Notes:
Cover title: History of the Bible. Published by I. Cooke & Co. Church-Street, New-Haven, opposite Butler's tavern, where every article may be found usually wanted in schools and academies.
"Juvenile publications. At the new brick book-store of Increase Cooke & Co. opposite Butler's Tavern, New-Haven, may at all times be had, an extensive variety of juvenile publications. ... Traders in our country villages would find their account in keeping an assortment of this species of American manufactures always for sale ..."--advertisement, back cover.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 17760).
Contains:
Edgeworth, Maria, 1767-1849. Rosamond.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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