Divine songs, in easy language, for the use of children / by I. Watts, D.D. From Ross's Juvenile Library
Bibliographic Citation:
Watts, Isaac, 1674-1748. Divine songs, in easy language, for the use of children / by I. Watts, D.D. Glasgow : Published by J. Lumsden & Son, 1814.
Alternative Title:
Divine songs
Divine songs for children
Published by J. Lumsden & Son, 1814.
  • Illustrations are attributed to Thomas Bewick. Cf. Hugo, cited below.
  • Frontispiece is a portrait of Isaac Watts.
  • Frontispiece included in pagination.
  • First and last leaves pasted down to wrappers.
  • First sentence: "How glorious is our heav'nly King who reigns above the sky!"
  • Includes 10 woodcuts.
  • Citations/References: Hugo, T. Bewick, 320
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: full-page wood-cut portrait of Watts on frontispiece; 8 half-page cuts in text. Pink wrappers. Upper wrapper reads "From Ross's Juvenile Library." Lower wrapper with a reversible woodcut of a Schoolmaster and Merry Cobler (sic). Lumsden - Roscoe & Brimmell - #38. The Bewick Collector - Hugo - #320. Gumuchian - #1572, 1666. Hobbyhorse Books. Ho Ho Kus, N Feb/95. $275.00. Leaves cut open for the Chapbook Digitization Project, March 3, 2012.
Physical Description:
text.chapbook.black and white, 10 x 7 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Religious and Moral
Digital Collection:
McGill Library's Chapbook Collection
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