The soldier’s pocket bible.

Library location:  Z1-41  ;

Bookcase:  Z  ;
Shelf:  1  ;
Book #:  41  ;

Title:  The soldier’s pocket bible.  ;

Author:  George Livermore, editor, 1809 – 1865. American antiquarian, bibliographer, and historian, known chiefly as a book collector.  ;

Language:  English.  ;

Published city:  Cambridge, Massachusetts.  ;
Publisher:  privately printed.  ;
Published date:  1861.  ;


Physical description:  vi, 16 pages, with prefatory note.  ;

Book category:  Religion





Donated by:  John Sanford Saltus

Online version:  to the edition of 1643 :

Notes:  “A fac-simile reprint of a rare tract issued for the use of the army soon after the commencement of the civil war in England. Only two copies are known to be extant.”–Prefatory note.

With reproduction of original t.p.: The souldiers pocket Bible: containing the most (if not all) those places contained in holy Scripture which doe shew the qualifications of his inner man, that is a fit souldier to fight the Lord’s battels … Imprimatur, Edm. Calamy … Printed at London by G. B. and R. W. for G. C., 1643.

“One text only (Eccles. IX. 2) is unquestionably from the … [Authorized] version.”–p. vi.

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