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A Scriptural Catechism: The Heads of the Christian Religion Plainly, Briefly, and Fully Delivered in a Catechism, Which Endeavours a Sufficient Answer to Every Question, Barely With a Pertinent Sentence of Sacred Scripture, and Enables the Learner at Once With Great Ease to Confirm as Well as Assert the Great Articles of the Faith Once Delivered Unto the Saints

By Cotton Mather. ; [One line from John]
Format
Book
Published
Boston, : Printed by R. Pierce, for Nicholas Buttolph at the corner shop, next to Guttridg's Coffee House., 1691.
Language
English
Description
[2], 21, [1] p. ; 15 cm. (8vo)
Notes
  • Also issued with copies of: Mather, Cotton. Addresses to old men, and young men, and little children ... Boston : Printed by R. Pierce, 1690 (Evans 534).
  • Signatures: A-C⁴ (C4 verso blank).
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Imperfect. Wanting leave C2-3. Bound with: Mather, Cotton. Addresses to old men, and young men, and little children ... Boston: Printed by R. Pierce, 1690 (Evans 534; ESTC W18383). Bound in full sheep. The covers are blind tooled with a double line fillet frame. The spine is divided into four panels; each panel has a blind tooled center ornament. Provenance: From the library of William G. Mather, with Mather's bookplate and Wm. G. Mather Accession No. 2159. Tracy W. McGregor Library, Mather Collection. This copy recataloged through a generous grant from the McGregor Fund.
Cited in
English short title catalogue, entry W19422
Evans, C. American bibliography, entry 565
Holmes, T.J. Cotton Mather, entry 343
Wing, D.G. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700 (2nd ed.), entry M1148
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