The Resource Lyra Americana : or, Verses of praise and faith, from American poets, selected and arranged by the Rev. George T. Rider

Lyra Americana : or, Verses of praise and faith, from American poets, selected and arranged by the Rev. George T. Rider

Label
Lyra Americana : or, Verses of praise and faith, from American poets
Title
Lyra Americana
Title remainder
or, Verses of praise and faith, from American poets
Statement of responsibility
selected and arranged by the Rev. George T. Rider
Creator
Contributor
Publisher
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1829-1894
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Rider, George T.
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS595.R4
LC item number
R53 1865
Literary form
fiction
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  • Religious poetry, American
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Label
Lyra Americana : or, Verses of praise and faith, from American poets, selected and arranged by the Rev. George T. Rider
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : pi1° 1-1212 134 ; horizontal chain lines
  • ca. 125 religious poems by various authors ; each headed by title and followed by authors' names ; each poem begins with printer's device and ends with illustration, usually religious
  • Includes index : "Index of first lines" -- p. [xi]-xvi
  • Copyright statement : dated 1864 -- t.p. verso
  • Added t.-p., tipped in before t.p. ; in fatface, pseudo-gothic type ; in red and black ink ; with engraved banner, bearing text : "I will sing of mercy and judgement ; I sing will O Lord Unto the" [sic]
  • Preface : "A thoughtful survey of our American poetry ... discloses and affirms the individuality and nationality of our literature ... Puritan ... verses ... were as rugged and forbidding as were the domestic and social polity from whence they sprang ... Patriotism ... found her voice in song ... [as] feeble echoes of the English Heroic rhyme ... Still less remains to be said respecting the poetry of the Middle and Southern colonies ... Few of our poets are distinctively or altogether religious ... The later period of our poetry, however, gives promise of something more earnest and evangelic ..." -- p. [iii]-x
  • Bound in green linen with small diaper shaped texture divided by thin, horizontal stripes ; center of front cover bears gold lozenge with intertwined "L. A." [for Lyra americana] ; spine with title in gold ; textblock edges painted red
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
l,xvi, l, 295 p.
Lccn
16012446
Note
  • Inscriptions : "J. B. Clayton" signature in ink -- added t.p. ; "Dewitt Miller : Far on from hill to hill, my road runs, oh my friendlier friend / Less free my plodding feet, less sure my step, less keen my sight, / Yet in the fading West ; Keep for me to the end / Thy morning pledge, "At evening time it shall be light", F. D. Huntington. At eighty-two. May 28, 1900." -- front endpapers ; printed copy of above poem -- pasted to front pastedown ; Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown ; small bookplate : "The property of Dewitt Miller. Cross River. Westchester Co. New York" -- back pastedown.
  • Large ink stain on front cover ; water damage to textblock ; foxing throughout ; sewing structure loose ; paper very brittle and friable.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)1600562
Label
Lyra Americana : or, Verses of praise and faith, from American poets, selected and arranged by the Rev. George T. Rider
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : pi1° 1-1212 134 ; horizontal chain lines
  • ca. 125 religious poems by various authors ; each headed by title and followed by authors' names ; each poem begins with printer's device and ends with illustration, usually religious
  • Includes index : "Index of first lines" -- p. [xi]-xvi
  • Copyright statement : dated 1864 -- t.p. verso
  • Added t.-p., tipped in before t.p. ; in fatface, pseudo-gothic type ; in red and black ink ; with engraved banner, bearing text : "I will sing of mercy and judgement ; I sing will O Lord Unto the" [sic]
  • Preface : "A thoughtful survey of our American poetry ... discloses and affirms the individuality and nationality of our literature ... Puritan ... verses ... were as rugged and forbidding as were the domestic and social polity from whence they sprang ... Patriotism ... found her voice in song ... [as] feeble echoes of the English Heroic rhyme ... Still less remains to be said respecting the poetry of the Middle and Southern colonies ... Few of our poets are distinctively or altogether religious ... The later period of our poetry, however, gives promise of something more earnest and evangelic ..." -- p. [iii]-x
  • Bound in green linen with small diaper shaped texture divided by thin, horizontal stripes ; center of front cover bears gold lozenge with intertwined "L. A." [for Lyra americana] ; spine with title in gold ; textblock edges painted red
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
l,xvi, l, 295 p.
Lccn
16012446
Note
  • Inscriptions : "J. B. Clayton" signature in ink -- added t.p. ; "Dewitt Miller : Far on from hill to hill, my road runs, oh my friendlier friend / Less free my plodding feet, less sure my step, less keen my sight, / Yet in the fading West ; Keep for me to the end / Thy morning pledge, "At evening time it shall be light", F. D. Huntington. At eighty-two. May 28, 1900." -- front endpapers ; printed copy of above poem -- pasted to front pastedown ; Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown ; small bookplate : "The property of Dewitt Miller. Cross River. Westchester Co. New York" -- back pastedown.
  • Large ink stain on front cover ; water damage to textblock ; foxing throughout ; sewing structure loose ; paper very brittle and friable.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)1600562

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