A hymn on creation.
Bibliographic Citation:
A hymn on creation. New York : printed & sold by Mahlon Day, [between 1825 and 1833]
printed & sold by Mahlon Day, [between 1825 and 1833]
  • Without music.
  • According to New York city directories, Mahlon Day was located at 376 Pearl St., New York, between 1825 and 1833.
  • "Stereotyped by James Conner, New-York."
  • In printed wrapper.
  • "Good girls and boys, will find nice toys, with many pictures intermix'd, done up quite neat, and very cheap, at three hundred seventy-six."--advertisement, title-page verso.
  • First sentence: "Hast though beheld the glorious sun, Through all the sky his circuit run, At rising morn, at closing day, And when he beam'd his noon-tide ray?"
  • Includes 15 woodcuts.
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: title-page wood engraving; 14 wood engravings - very likely by Alexander Anderson, although not included in his proof books. Pinkish orange wrappers. Wood engravings on front & back wrappers; that on front & "Matches" on back wrapper are by Alexander Anderson, as is title-page illustration - they are in his proof books. Elizabeth Baird. Portland, Maine. Feb/95. $35.00. Given to McGill 2001.
Physical Description:
text.chapbook.black and white, 88 x 54 mm.
Chapbook Category:
Song Books
Digital Collection:
McGill Library's Chapbook Collection
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