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Description

Miniature book bound in black cloth-covered cover, stamped with c-scroll and floral decoration. Title gilt-stamped on cover. Composed of approximately ten religious stories bound together. Illustrated with black and white engravings. Each story repaginated.

Details

Maker
Massachusetts Sabbath School Society (Publisher)
Date
1840-1870
Inscriptions
"[Inscribed with random letters and words] temple/horse/horace / wave / zeia (?)"
"BOSTON : / MASS. SABBATH SCHOOL SOCIETY, / No. 13 Cornhill" (printed)
"Written for the Mass. Sabbath School Society, and revised by the Committee of Publication." (printed)
Material
bindings (gathered matter components)
gilding
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
stamping (marking)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
bindings (gathered matter components)
Book
books
C-scrolls
childhood
floral patterns
gilding
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
stamping (marking)
Dimensions
4 x 2 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.743
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
175669

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