Sep 30, 2021 - Sale 2580

Sale 2580 - Lot 78

Price Realized: $ 1,625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(CHILDREN'S BOOKS.) Group of 3 18th-century religious instruction books. 12mo or 18mo, various bindings and conditions. Various places, 1763-92

Additional Details

Philip Doddridge. "Sermons on the Religious Education of Children, Preached at Northampton." 98 pages. 12mo, disbound and restitched; title page lacking an inch of lower corner, minor dampstaining and worming to last few leaves; early signature cropped from title page. 4th edition, and 1st American edition; 6 examples in ESTC, and none traced at auction. Evans 9378. Boston: S. Kneeland, 1763.

Isaac Watts. "Divine Songs, Attempted in Easy Language, for the Use of Children." 52 [of 54] pages. 18mo, stitched; moderate wear, toned, lacking final leaf; in modern folding case. Later American edition. 2 in ESTC. Bristol B5999; Welch 1408.27 (listing 3 complete and 2 defective copies). Newburyport, MA: John Mycall, 1784.

Isaac Watts. "Dr. Watts' Plain and Easy Catechisms for Children, and Preservative from the Sins and Follies of Childhood and Youth." 96 pages. 12mo, original marbled wrappers, minor wear; minor foxing. Second Exeter edition. Evans 24992. Exeter, NH: Henry Ranlet, 1792.