The Resource Lyra coelestis : hymns on heaven, selected by A. C. Thompson, D.D. ; author of "The better land," "Morning hours at Patmos," "Gathered lilies," etc

Lyra coelestis : hymns on heaven, selected by A. C. Thompson, D.D. ; author of "The better land," "Morning hours at Patmos," "Gathered lilies," etc

Label
Lyra coelestis : hymns on heaven
Title
Lyra coelestis
Title remainder
hymns on heaven
Statement of responsibility
selected by A. C. Thompson, D.D. ; author of "The better land," "Morning hours at Patmos," "Gathered lilies," etc
Title variation
Hymns on heaven
Creator
Contributor
Electrotyper
Publisher
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BZM
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1812-1901
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Thompson, A. C.
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Gould and Lincoln
  • Sheldon & Company (New York, N.Y.)
  • George S. Blanchard (Firm)
  • Geo. C. Rand & Avery
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  • Hymns, English
  • Religious poetry, English
Label
Lyra coelestis : hymns on heaven, selected by A. C. Thompson, D.D. ; author of "The better land," "Morning hours at Patmos," "Gathered lilies," etc
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Copyright of 1862 on t.p. verso
  • Pagination from half-title
  • Signatures : [1]3 29 3-326 [half-title, back flyleaf included] ; wove paper
  • Contents [also as header] [referencing titles with topical subdivisions to pages, variant (English) title commencing text proper, subdivisions set off by text headings with Roman numerals, separate title leaves (major divisions), and running headers] : Where is heaven? [7 items] ; What is heaven [39 in 4 topical subdivisions] ; Who are in heaven? [64 in 6] ; What are they doing in heaven? [8] ; What is the way to heaven [12] ; What is it to go to heaven? [18] ; Who would not go to heaven? [32 in 2] ; How soon in heaven? [9] ; How long in heaven? [15 in 2]--p. [vii-xvi] (204 items total, from p. 23 to 382)
  • Includes index : ... of first lines [also shown in running header]--p. xvii-xxii
  • Hymns indicate title, author, and occasional note for origin, language, etc. Major divisions with ornate [gothic] lettering, imitation feathered initials, item titles in black letter, other emphases in sans serifs or 19th century ornamental capitals
  • "Many of the pieces in this volume are not easily accessible to the majority of readers. No intentional alterations ... made, except omissions and change of titles. Besides the hymns originally English, there will by found translations from the Syriac, Latin, Russian, German, French, Italian, Spanish, and Portugese ...."--Preface p. [v] (signed : A.C.T)
  • Verso of half-title with stanza by Coleridge
  • "Geo. C. Rand & Avery, Electrotypers and Printers"--t.p. verso of c.1
  • Linen binding [c.1 dark purple with hexagon lozenge-and-bead grain, c.2 brown (?) with bead grain] blind-stamped with triple line border : front and back with ornately-cornered line frame and inner medallion [c.1 gilt, c.2 medallion bearing mongram : G&L] ; spine with gilt abbreviated title, author's last name, triple line at head and foot ; gilt [c.1] or red [c.2] edges
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
382 p.
Note
  • Both copies brittle, textblocks detaching from covers and spine. c.2 color faded on binding.
  • c.2 insert [newspaper clipping] with 5-quatrain hymn : Balm / by E.H. Arr.--between p. 110 and 111.
System control number
(OCoLC)29545997
Label
Lyra coelestis : hymns on heaven, selected by A. C. Thompson, D.D. ; author of "The better land," "Morning hours at Patmos," "Gathered lilies," etc
Publication
Note
  • Copyright of 1862 on t.p. verso
  • Pagination from half-title
  • Signatures : [1]3 29 3-326 [half-title, back flyleaf included] ; wove paper
  • Contents [also as header] [referencing titles with topical subdivisions to pages, variant (English) title commencing text proper, subdivisions set off by text headings with Roman numerals, separate title leaves (major divisions), and running headers] : Where is heaven? [7 items] ; What is heaven [39 in 4 topical subdivisions] ; Who are in heaven? [64 in 6] ; What are they doing in heaven? [8] ; What is the way to heaven [12] ; What is it to go to heaven? [18] ; Who would not go to heaven? [32 in 2] ; How soon in heaven? [9] ; How long in heaven? [15 in 2]--p. [vii-xvi] (204 items total, from p. 23 to 382)
  • Includes index : ... of first lines [also shown in running header]--p. xvii-xxii
  • Hymns indicate title, author, and occasional note for origin, language, etc. Major divisions with ornate [gothic] lettering, imitation feathered initials, item titles in black letter, other emphases in sans serifs or 19th century ornamental capitals
  • "Many of the pieces in this volume are not easily accessible to the majority of readers. No intentional alterations ... made, except omissions and change of titles. Besides the hymns originally English, there will by found translations from the Syriac, Latin, Russian, German, French, Italian, Spanish, and Portugese ...."--Preface p. [v] (signed : A.C.T)
  • Verso of half-title with stanza by Coleridge
  • "Geo. C. Rand & Avery, Electrotypers and Printers"--t.p. verso of c.1
  • Linen binding [c.1 dark purple with hexagon lozenge-and-bead grain, c.2 brown (?) with bead grain] blind-stamped with triple line border : front and back with ornately-cornered line frame and inner medallion [c.1 gilt, c.2 medallion bearing mongram : G&L] ; spine with gilt abbreviated title, author's last name, triple line at head and foot ; gilt [c.1] or red [c.2] edges
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
382 p.
Note
  • Both copies brittle, textblocks detaching from covers and spine. c.2 color faded on binding.
  • c.2 insert [newspaper clipping] with 5-quatrain hymn : Balm / by E.H. Arr.--between p. 110 and 111.
System control number
(OCoLC)29545997

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