The Resource A literal reprint of the Bay Psalm book : being the earliest New England version of the Psalms and the first book printed in America

A literal reprint of the Bay Psalm book : being the earliest New England version of the Psalms and the first book printed in America

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A literal reprint of the Bay Psalm book : being the earliest New England version of the Psalms and the first book printed in America
Title
A literal reprint of the Bay Psalm book
Title remainder
being the earliest New England version of the Psalms and the first book printed in America
Title variation
The whole booke of psalmes faithfully translated into English metre ... Imprinted 1640
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Contributor
Publisher
Language
  • eng
  • heb
  • eng
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  • Bay Psalm book
  • Bible
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1810-1874
  • 1823-1895
  • 1832-1891
  • 1806-1880
  • 1842-1928
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  • Shurtleff, Nathaniel B.
  • Houghton, Henry Oscar
  • Richardson, Charles Benjamin
  • Punchard, Geo.
  • Nutter, Charles S.
Label
A literal reprint of the Bay Psalm book : being the earliest New England version of the Psalms and the first book printed in America
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures of original : [*]-**4 A-Z4, 2A-2L4
  • Original title page reads : The whole booke of Psalmes faithfully translated into English metre : whereunto is prefixed a discourse declaring not only the lawfullness, but also the necessity of the heavenly ordinance of singing Scripture Psalmes in the churches of God
  • [Introduction with historical overview]--p. [iii]-vii (signed : S. [i.e. N.B. Shurtleff], January, 1862)
  • [Fifty copies for subscribers]--t.p
  • Riverside Press : Reprinted by Henry O. Houghton, Cambridge--verso t.p
  • Original errata on last unnumbered leaf
  • Olive embossed linen binding
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, [1], ca. 295 p.
Note
  • Stitching broken ; gatherings, spine, and front cover with endpapers detached.
  • Inscription : "N.B. Shurtleff"--front endpapers.
  • Letter by Mr. Ropes of Estes & Lauriat, Publishers and Booksellers ... Opp. "Old South" Church [Boston] to C.S. Nutter [4 Berwick Park] indicating availability of volume for $30.00 (dated : Aug. 4, 1892)--affixed to front endpapers ; spine title attached : A literal reprint of the Bay Psalm Book / 1862 ; loose inserts at back : "With many thanks from Geo. Punchard" (inscription)--1 sheet, title and purchase, as above (typed)--1 3 x 5 card.
System control number
(OCoLC)6458320
Label
A literal reprint of the Bay Psalm book : being the earliest New England version of the Psalms and the first book printed in America
Publication
Note
  • Signatures of original : [*]-**4 A-Z4, 2A-2L4
  • Original title page reads : The whole booke of Psalmes faithfully translated into English metre : whereunto is prefixed a discourse declaring not only the lawfullness, but also the necessity of the heavenly ordinance of singing Scripture Psalmes in the churches of God
  • [Introduction with historical overview]--p. [iii]-vii (signed : S. [i.e. N.B. Shurtleff], January, 1862)
  • [Fifty copies for subscribers]--t.p
  • Riverside Press : Reprinted by Henry O. Houghton, Cambridge--verso t.p
  • Original errata on last unnumbered leaf
  • Olive embossed linen binding
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, [1], ca. 295 p.
Note
  • Stitching broken ; gatherings, spine, and front cover with endpapers detached.
  • Inscription : "N.B. Shurtleff"--front endpapers.
  • Letter by Mr. Ropes of Estes & Lauriat, Publishers and Booksellers ... Opp. "Old South" Church [Boston] to C.S. Nutter [4 Berwick Park] indicating availability of volume for $30.00 (dated : Aug. 4, 1892)--affixed to front endpapers ; spine title attached : A literal reprint of the Bay Psalm Book / 1862 ; loose inserts at back : "With many thanks from Geo. Punchard" (inscription)--1 sheet, title and purchase, as above (typed)--1 3 x 5 card.
System control number
(OCoLC)6458320

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