The Resource Poems on subjects chiefly devotional : in two volumes., v. 1 /, by Theodosia [i.e. Anne Steele]

Poems on subjects chiefly devotional : in two volumes., v. 1 /, by Theodosia [i.e. Anne Steele]

Label
Poems on subjects chiefly devotional : in two volumes., v. 1 /
Title
Poems on subjects chiefly devotional
Title remainder
in two volumes.
Title number
v. 1 /
Statement of responsibility
by Theodosia [i.e. Anne Steele]
Title variation
Steele's poems
Creator
Contributor
Artist
Book producer
Bookseller
Engraver
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
EYR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1717-1778
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Steele, Anne
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1710 or 1711-1790
  • -1760
  • 1708-1776
  • 1683-1765
  • 1809-1893
  • 1842-1928
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Buckland, James
  • Ward, John
  • Hayman, Francis
  • Grignion, C
  • Young, Edward
  • Palmer, Ebenezer
  • Gadsby, John
  • Nutter, Charles S.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Religious poetry, English
  • Hymns, English
  • Devotional poetry
Label
Poems on subjects chiefly devotional : in two volumes., v. 1 /, by Theodosia [i.e. Anne Steele]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Hymns on Various Subjects [text header set between ornate headpiece, row of fleurons)] : ca. 105 items (set off by horizontal rows of fleurons) captioned for theme, occasional cited scripture--p. [1]-185 (p. [186] blank)
  • Poems on Several Occasions [separate title leaf (verso blank), following title header for text between horizontal rows of fleurons : Occasional Poems] : ca. 28 items (set off by horizontal rows of fleurons) captioned for theme, occasional cited scripture--p. [187]-255
  • 3 poems grouped thematically and dated : On the Publick Fast. Feb. 6. 1756.--p. 248-249 ; National Judgements Deprecated. On the Fast. Feb. 11. 1757.--p. 250-251 ; On the Same. Pleading For Mercy.--p. 252-253 ; National Judgements and Mercies a Call to Repentance. Nov. 1757.--p. 253-255
  • Includes index : Contents [also in running header] : Hymns--p. v-x ; Occasional Poems--p. x-xi
  • Signatures : A6 B-R8 ; horizontal chain lines
  • Vol. I--footer [passim]
  • Additional leaf following t.p. with title : Poems on Subjects Chiefly Devotional. Vol. I.--p. [iii] (p. [iv] blank)
  • Verso leaf facing t.p. : engraving of Christian muse bearing open bible to poetess enthroned (garlands in lap), classical ruins in background ; headed Vol. I ; inscribed [at foot] "To an Inheritance incorruptible, undefiled,--and that fadeth not away.--1 Pet. 1.4--" ; signed [at foot] "F. Hayman invt." [invenit], "C. Grignion sculp" [sculpsit]
  • T.p. quotation : "--He tunes / My voice (if tun'd); the nerve that writes, sustains. Night-Thoughts" [i.e. of Edward Young]
  • Corrigenda--[1] p. : following p. xi [verso] (contents) ; preceding p. [1] (text)
  • Brown leather binding with double gilt bordering on edges [front and back] Spine with 7 raised bands [including head, tail (also with red yarn)], gilt short title on red morocco inset : Steele's Poems
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
[1] l., xi, [1], 255 p.
Note
  • Front and back covers detached with innerfront endpapers. Leaf with engraving on verso [prior to t.p.] detaching. Acid migration to endpapers. Binding embrittled. Minor creases and tears.
  • Inner front endpapers affix : "Ebenezer Palmer. Bookseller. 18 Paternoster Row, London, E.C. Est. 1818."
  • Inscription with details of Anne Steele's life [with quotation from source] : "... born in 1716 .... daughter of Mr. William Steele, Baptist Minister, Broughton, Hampshire, and was a member of her father's church for forty-six years .... poems were published under the signature of 'Theodosia' .... She had consented to give her hand ... to a young man named Elscourt .... The day preceding it [i.e. the wedding] he .... was drowned. She died in 1778. [indicating] John Gadsby's Companion"--inner front endpapers recto.
  • C.S. Nutter's handwritten title-index of contents for vol. 1--[2] inserted leaves [recto and verso] followed by recto of inner back endpapers [i.e. 5 pages] ; his inscription "This is the First Edition 1760"--t.p.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)15178432
Label
Poems on subjects chiefly devotional : in two volumes., v. 1 /, by Theodosia [i.e. Anne Steele]
Publication
Note
  • Hymns on Various Subjects [text header set between ornate headpiece, row of fleurons)] : ca. 105 items (set off by horizontal rows of fleurons) captioned for theme, occasional cited scripture--p. [1]-185 (p. [186] blank)
  • Poems on Several Occasions [separate title leaf (verso blank), following title header for text between horizontal rows of fleurons : Occasional Poems] : ca. 28 items (set off by horizontal rows of fleurons) captioned for theme, occasional cited scripture--p. [187]-255
  • 3 poems grouped thematically and dated : On the Publick Fast. Feb. 6. 1756.--p. 248-249 ; National Judgements Deprecated. On the Fast. Feb. 11. 1757.--p. 250-251 ; On the Same. Pleading For Mercy.--p. 252-253 ; National Judgements and Mercies a Call to Repentance. Nov. 1757.--p. 253-255
  • Includes index : Contents [also in running header] : Hymns--p. v-x ; Occasional Poems--p. x-xi
  • Signatures : A6 B-R8 ; horizontal chain lines
  • Vol. I--footer [passim]
  • Additional leaf following t.p. with title : Poems on Subjects Chiefly Devotional. Vol. I.--p. [iii] (p. [iv] blank)
  • Verso leaf facing t.p. : engraving of Christian muse bearing open bible to poetess enthroned (garlands in lap), classical ruins in background ; headed Vol. I ; inscribed [at foot] "To an Inheritance incorruptible, undefiled,--and that fadeth not away.--1 Pet. 1.4--" ; signed [at foot] "F. Hayman invt." [invenit], "C. Grignion sculp" [sculpsit]
  • T.p. quotation : "--He tunes / My voice (if tun'd); the nerve that writes, sustains. Night-Thoughts" [i.e. of Edward Young]
  • Corrigenda--[1] p. : following p. xi [verso] (contents) ; preceding p. [1] (text)
  • Brown leather binding with double gilt bordering on edges [front and back] Spine with 7 raised bands [including head, tail (also with red yarn)], gilt short title on red morocco inset : Steele's Poems
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
[1] l., xi, [1], 255 p.
Note
  • Front and back covers detached with innerfront endpapers. Leaf with engraving on verso [prior to t.p.] detaching. Acid migration to endpapers. Binding embrittled. Minor creases and tears.
  • Inner front endpapers affix : "Ebenezer Palmer. Bookseller. 18 Paternoster Row, London, E.C. Est. 1818."
  • Inscription with details of Anne Steele's life [with quotation from source] : "... born in 1716 .... daughter of Mr. William Steele, Baptist Minister, Broughton, Hampshire, and was a member of her father's church for forty-six years .... poems were published under the signature of 'Theodosia' .... She had consented to give her hand ... to a young man named Elscourt .... The day preceding it [i.e. the wedding] he .... was drowned. She died in 1778. [indicating] John Gadsby's Companion"--inner front endpapers recto.
  • C.S. Nutter's handwritten title-index of contents for vol. 1--[2] inserted leaves [recto and verso] followed by recto of inner back endpapers [i.e. 5 pages] ; his inscription "This is the First Edition 1760"--t.p.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)15178432

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