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The Children of the Bible: as examples, and as warnings by  Frances M Caulkins - Hardcover - from Veery Books (SKU: 000555)

The Children of the Bible: as examples, and as warnings

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The Children of the Bible: as examples, and as warnings

by Caulkins, Frances M

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150 Nassau Street, New York: American Tract Society 52 pp. + adv. Blindstamped cloth with gilt titles on spine. A curved depression and associated stain to front board, causing a curve in bottom of spine with short tears to cloth, otherwise light wear to corners of boards. A dampstain of bottom third to half extends throughout volume causing browning. P.O. inscription on ffep., which has a 1-inch piece torn out. 6 plates, sharp, nicely inked, possibly missing frontis. With all its faults, still a pleasing volume. Sixteen stories: Ishmael, Moses, Samuel, Obediah, The Forty-two Wicked Children of Bethel, Naaman's Little Maid, Joash, Josiah, Jeremiah, Daniel and his Three Companions, Jesus Christ, The Daughter of Jairus, Little Children Brought to Christ, Children of the Temple, John the Baptist, Timothy. ''And he went up from thence unto Bethel; and as he was going up by the way, there came forth little children out of the city, and mocked him, and siad unto him, Go up, thou bald head! Go up, thou bald head! And he turned back, and looked on them, and cursed them in the name of the Lord. And there came forth two she-bears out of the wood, and tare forty and two children of them.''-- 2 Kings, 2:23,24'' ''Who would not sleep on Jacob's stone, / Might Jacob's dream be given? / The Lord stood on his burning throne, / And angels throng'd the way to heaven. // With trembling awe he rose and stood, An altar rais'd, and worshipp'd there: / And call'd it Bethel--House of God, / The gate of heaven--the house of prayer. / In later times, a city spread / Its shade around that hallow'd stone; / But there no heavenly vision led / The spirit upward to the throne.''-- from ''Sinful Language Displeasing to God.''. Blindstamped Cloth. Good-. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

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Veery Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
000555
Title
The Children of the Bible: as examples, and as warnings
Author
Caulkins, Frances M
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good-
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
American Tract Society
Place of Publication
150 Nassau Street, New York
Keywords
Children's Books, Collectibles
Bookseller catalogs
Children's Books; Collectibles;

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