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THE NEW TESTAMENT of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Abridged and harmonized in the Words of the Evangelists, and adorned with Cuts. For the Use of Children. To which is prefixed, A Preface, setting forth the Nature and Necessity of the Work. 1764.
Title THE NEW TESTAMENT of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Abridged and harmonized in the Words of the Evangelists, and adorned with Cuts. For the Use of Children. To which is prefixed, A Preface, setting forth the Nature and Necessity of the Work.
Published London. J. Newbery. 1764.
Stock Code 13862
Description xv, [2], 18 - 311, [1 blank], [8 ad's] pages. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece and six full-page plates [of seven]. Original quarter green vellum over marbled boards with printed paper label to spine. 102 x 68 mm. First edition. Rear endpaper creased; lacking one plate, but probably as issued; titles partly cropped to plates as issued; inscription on endpaper; else a very good copy of a scarce title. Roscoe J31. ESTC record three copies in the U.K. and one only in North America. The inscription on the endpaper, 'Wm Harrison Ightham, kent April 4th,' is presumably is that of a forebear of Benjamin Harrison, see 'Harrison of Ightham' by E. R. Harrison, published 1928.
£650.00