Item Details

Verbum Sempiternum

Taylor, John
Format
Book
Published
Philadelphia: : Printed by A. Steuart, [between 1765 and 1769]
Edition
The seventh edition with amendments
Language
English
Uniform Title
Bible English 1765
Variant Title
Half-title : Bible
Description
[288] pages ; 50 x 40 mm (64mo)
Notes
  • A paraphrase of the Old and New Testaments, in verse.
  • "The epistle" signed: J. Taylor.
  • Half-title: The Bible.
  • "The history of the New Testament. Philadelphia: Printed by A. Steuart."--p. [161]-273, with separate title page. Half-title: The New Testament. First published with title: Salvator mundi.
  • The earliest known edition, dated 1614, was published under title: Verbum sempiternae (later corrected to sempiternum); cf. Stone, W.M. The Thumb Bible of John Taylor (1928).
  • Dedicated to William duke of Gloucester.
  • Signatures: A-E¹⁶ [F]¹⁶ G-I¹⁶ (I16 blank). Gathering A irregularly singed: A3, A5, A6, A7 signed a, A2, A3, A4.
  • Pages [275-278] numbered 269-272; only p. 269-272 are actually numbered.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Housed in a paper boards portfolio case. Inscribed: Ann Alpdengrove her Bible given to her by her Aunt, June 1st, 1770. McGregor Endowment Fund, 2004/2005. Tracy W. McGregor Library, American History Collection. This copy recataloged through a generous grant from the McGregor Fund.
Cited in
Adomeit, R.E. Three centuries of thumb Bibles, A155
Bradbury, R.C. Antique U.S. miniature books, B7
Bristol, R.P. Supplement to Charles Evans? American bibliography, entry B2975
English short title catalogue, entry W5362
Shipton, C.K. National index of American imprints through 1800, entry 42009
Welch, d'A.A. American children's books, entry 12934
Technical Details
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