Book

Collection Type

  • Books and Periodicals

Date

1840-1870

GUSN

GUSN-175669

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

Descriptive Terms

books
paper (fiber product)
bindings (gathered matter components)
printing (process)
stamping (marking)
gilding
C-scrolls
floral patterns
childhood
Book

Inscription

"[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)

Maker

Massachusetts Sabbath School Society (Publisher)

Object Type

Documentary Artifact

Dimensions

4 x 2 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.743

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)