Manitowompae pomantamoonk sampwshanau Christianoh uttoh woh an pomantog wnssikkitteahonat [sic] God

Date
1685 [i.e. 1686]
Notes
Title printed within single rule border; woodcut head pieces

Imprint follows the customary practice of giving the year printing was begun. From Eliot's letter of 29 August, 1686, to Robert Boyle, it appears that this edition was not completed and bound until the summer of 1686

An abridged version of the second edition of Lewis Bayly's Practice of piety, first printed in English, London, 1612, and printed, then in Cambridge, Massachussets, 1665, and translated by John Eliot into the Algonquian language

Signatures: A-Y⁸ (Y8 verso blank)
Local notes
Provenance of the John Carter Brown Library copy: M. Davis: autograph in contemporary ms. hand at head of title page

John Carter Brown Library copy has modern ms. letter from John Eliot to Robert Boyle tipped in to face title page
0.8X ?
Dimensions
15 cm. (8vo)

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