Psalme XXIII from the Bay Psalm Book

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No Limitation Stated. Miniature Book. 3 1/16 x 2 1/4 inches. [iv], (vii) pp. Text elegantly printed in black and red inks; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers; binding square and tight, very light toning along spine and head of front cover. Ink correction on colophon. Very Good. "Printed by Muir Dawson from 'The Whole Book of Psalmes Faithfully Translated into English Metre.' (Cambridge) 1640." Colophon. "This version of the loved 23rd Psalm is in meter & was sung by the Puritans in Massachusetts. It is reprinted from the first book to be printed in, as well as first to be written in, what is now the U.S." Bradbury. All of the books printed by Muir Dawson are now scarce. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th Cent. U.S. Miniature Books, No. 399. 4 copies Worldcat. One of the library's cataloging record includes a publisher's note laid in: "This was intended to be a Christmas greeting but did not get finished in time. 1961 is still young so we feel justified in sending this late, but no less warm greeting for the new year. Muir Agnes & Michael Dawson."

Title: Psalme XXIII from the Bay Psalm Book

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Edition: First Edition, thus

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Muir Dawson: 1960

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: CGSZ817-001

Keywords: Muir Dawson, Psalme XXIII from the Bay Psalm Book, Miniature Book, Bible, 23rd Psalm, Twenty-Third Psalm