The Resource A pocket hymn-book : designed as a constant companion for the pious : collected from various authors, [by John Wesley]

A pocket hymn-book : designed as a constant companion for the pious : collected from various authors, [by John Wesley]

Label
A pocket hymn-book : designed as a constant companion for the pious : collected from various authors
Title
A pocket hymn-book
Title remainder
designed as a constant companion for the pious : collected from various authors
Statement of responsibility
[by John Wesley]
Creator
Contributor
Author of introduction,
Book producer
Bookseller
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BZM
Citation location within source
  • 396:6
  • 444 ff., York, 1786-1793
Citation source
  • Baker, F. John & Charles Wesley
  • Baker, F. Wesley bibliography
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1703-1791
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wesley, John
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1749-1824
  • 1755?-1793
  • 1747-1798
  • 1747-1814
  • 1745-1816
  • 1707-1788
  • 1725 or 1726-1791
  • 1090 or 1091-1153
  • 1711-1771
  • 1725-1807
  • 1712-1768
  • 1719-1783
  • 1672-1719
  • 1725-1799
  • 1718-1755
  • 1613-1669
  • 1691-1739
  • 1766-1837
  • 1674-1748
  • 1812-1887
  • 1842-1928
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Spence, Robert
  • Hall, Parry
  • Dickins, John
  • Coke, Thomas
  • Asbury, Francis
  • Wesley, Charles
  • Robinson, Robert
  • Bernard
  • Gambold, John
  • Newton, John
  • Hart, J.
  • Hammond, William
  • Addison, Joseph
  • Olivers, Thomas
  • Cennick, John
  • Birchley, William
  • Wesley, Samuel
  • Wesley, Samuel
  • Watts, Isaac
  • Eakins, Samuel
  • Creamer, David
  • Nutter, Charles S.
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  • Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Hymns, English
  • Pocket editions
  • Books
Label
A pocket hymn-book : designed as a constant companion for the pious : collected from various authors, [by John Wesley]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : A-Z6 2A-2B6 [12mo in 2 s.] ; vertical chain lines
  • 300 numbered hymns, 20 topical divisions [in running headers and (set off by horizontal arabesques) in text, with additional "prayers" at end; short title header at text p. (5) : A Pocket Hymn-Book] (indicating meter, occasional composer, tune or cited scripture)--p. [5]-285
  • Includes indexes : Contents [topical divisions]--[1] p. following text ; Index [of titles] (also in running header)--[10] p. following text and contents
  • "... cry of our congregations, 'that they cannot procure Hymn-Books,' will be stopped ...." ; "The large congregational Hymn-Book ... too expensive for the poor .... The pocket Hymn-Book lately sent abroad in these States ... better suited to the European Methodists .... But all the excellencies ... concentred in the present ...."--To the Members and Friends of the Methodist-Episcopal Church p. [iii-v] (signed : Thomas Coke, Francis Asbury)
  • "... no personal advantage ..., but the public good .... profits arising ... [donated] to the heavy debts of our Churches and College ...." ; "Approbation of the Conferences .... contains ... valuable Hymns which some of the former Editions did not ...." ; "We must ... entreat you, if you have any respect for the Authority of the Conference, or of us, or ... [for] prosperity of the Connection, to purchase no Hymn-Books, but what are signed with the names of your two Bishops ...."--introd. [ctd.]
  • "Robert Spence of York issued a pirated edition of Wesley's Collections of hymns ... and then revised it to form A pocket hymn book"--Baker, F. John & Charles Wesley
  • "A Collection of Hymns" is by John and Charles Wesley
  • Known also as the "York Hymn Book" and adopted by bishops Asbury and Coke, becoming the official hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church, starting with the 10th edition, 1790
  • T.p. with scripture : "Psalm cix.33. I will sing unto the Lord as long as I live; I will sing praises unto my God while i have my being."
  • List of books published by "John Dickins, No. 182. Race Street, near Sixth Street, Philadelphia; for the use of the Methodist Societies in the United States of America ...."--[2] p. (l. B6) at end
  • Brown leather binding. Spine with 7 raised bands
Dimensions
14 cm.
Edition
The eighteenth edition.
Extent
285, [1], [10], [2] p.
Note
  • Covers spine detached with outer endpapers,inner front endpapers. Mending of black linen tape [broken] bearing designation in white ink or paint : "Coke and Asbury." Paper with tears, creases, soiling.
  • Inscriptions : "Mehitable Cass Her Book Bought in year 1793-"--inner front endpapers recto ; [by C.S. Nutter] "This book is Essentially a reprint of an English book Edited and published by Robert Spence of York. Eng. A Ninth Edition, the same as this to page 250, was published in Baltimore. Printed for Ric [sic] and Co. Market Street 1791. Nutter. P.S. The ninth Ed. did not contain the letter of the Bishops"--inner front endpapers verso ; [also by by C.S. Nutter] "This preface appeared in the 10th Edition. 1790"--p. [v] (end of introductory note) ; C.S. Nutter's indications of authorship for individual works throughout ; his back flyleaf recto inscription : "In Christian Advocate Jan. 12 1882. David Creamer gives the Authorship of the first 230 hymns as follows. Charles Wesley 165. John Wesley 11. Dr. Watts 31. Addison 4. Olivers, Cennick, Hart, Newton, and Dr. Coke (?) Each 2 = 10. Wm. Hammond, John Gambold, Bernard of Clairvaulx, R. Robinson, Samuel Eakin, John Austin, Samuel Wesley, Samuel Wesley Jr. Each one 8"--p. [1-2] at end.
System control number
(OCoLC)39862501
Label
A pocket hymn-book : designed as a constant companion for the pious : collected from various authors, [by John Wesley]
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : A-Z6 2A-2B6 [12mo in 2 s.] ; vertical chain lines
  • 300 numbered hymns, 20 topical divisions [in running headers and (set off by horizontal arabesques) in text, with additional "prayers" at end; short title header at text p. (5) : A Pocket Hymn-Book] (indicating meter, occasional composer, tune or cited scripture)--p. [5]-285
  • Includes indexes : Contents [topical divisions]--[1] p. following text ; Index [of titles] (also in running header)--[10] p. following text and contents
  • "... cry of our congregations, 'that they cannot procure Hymn-Books,' will be stopped ...." ; "The large congregational Hymn-Book ... too expensive for the poor .... The pocket Hymn-Book lately sent abroad in these States ... better suited to the European Methodists .... But all the excellencies ... concentred in the present ...."--To the Members and Friends of the Methodist-Episcopal Church p. [iii-v] (signed : Thomas Coke, Francis Asbury)
  • "... no personal advantage ..., but the public good .... profits arising ... [donated] to the heavy debts of our Churches and College ...." ; "Approbation of the Conferences .... contains ... valuable Hymns which some of the former Editions did not ...." ; "We must ... entreat you, if you have any respect for the Authority of the Conference, or of us, or ... [for] prosperity of the Connection, to purchase no Hymn-Books, but what are signed with the names of your two Bishops ...."--introd. [ctd.]
  • "Robert Spence of York issued a pirated edition of Wesley's Collections of hymns ... and then revised it to form A pocket hymn book"--Baker, F. John & Charles Wesley
  • "A Collection of Hymns" is by John and Charles Wesley
  • Known also as the "York Hymn Book" and adopted by bishops Asbury and Coke, becoming the official hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church, starting with the 10th edition, 1790
  • T.p. with scripture : "Psalm cix.33. I will sing unto the Lord as long as I live; I will sing praises unto my God while i have my being."
  • List of books published by "John Dickins, No. 182. Race Street, near Sixth Street, Philadelphia; for the use of the Methodist Societies in the United States of America ...."--[2] p. (l. B6) at end
  • Brown leather binding. Spine with 7 raised bands
Dimensions
14 cm.
Edition
The eighteenth edition.
Extent
285, [1], [10], [2] p.
Note
  • Covers spine detached with outer endpapers,inner front endpapers. Mending of black linen tape [broken] bearing designation in white ink or paint : "Coke and Asbury." Paper with tears, creases, soiling.
  • Inscriptions : "Mehitable Cass Her Book Bought in year 1793-"--inner front endpapers recto ; [by C.S. Nutter] "This book is Essentially a reprint of an English book Edited and published by Robert Spence of York. Eng. A Ninth Edition, the same as this to page 250, was published in Baltimore. Printed for Ric [sic] and Co. Market Street 1791. Nutter. P.S. The ninth Ed. did not contain the letter of the Bishops"--inner front endpapers verso ; [also by by C.S. Nutter] "This preface appeared in the 10th Edition. 1790"--p. [v] (end of introductory note) ; C.S. Nutter's indications of authorship for individual works throughout ; his back flyleaf recto inscription : "In Christian Advocate Jan. 12 1882. David Creamer gives the Authorship of the first 230 hymns as follows. Charles Wesley 165. John Wesley 11. Dr. Watts 31. Addison 4. Olivers, Cennick, Hart, Newton, and Dr. Coke (?) Each 2 = 10. Wm. Hammond, John Gambold, Bernard of Clairvaulx, R. Robinson, Samuel Eakin, John Austin, Samuel Wesley, Samuel Wesley Jr. Each one 8"--p. [1-2] at end.
System control number
(OCoLC)39862501

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