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Creator:
Seccombe, Joseph, 1706-1760.
Title:
Business and diversion inoffensive to God, and necessary for the comfort and support of human society. : A discourse utter'd in part at Ammauskeeg-Falls, in the fishing-season. 1739.
Published/Created:
Boston : Printed for S. Kneeland and T. Green in Queen-Street., MDCCXLIII [1743]
Physical Description:
[2], ii, 5-21, [3] p. ; 19 cm. (8vo)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SH437 .S43 1743
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN Zd 518: Autograph: Henry M. Dexter.
Dedication to Theodore Atkinson signed: Fluviatulis Piscator. Attributed to Seccomb in Sibley's Harvard graduates.
Title is followed by an 8-line quotation in verse by Izaak Walton.
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-C⁴ (C4 blank).
Woodcut head- and tail-pieces and initials.
Evans, 5285
ESTC (RLIN), W9570
With a poem, p. [22] at end.
Includes bibliographical footnotes.
BAC: British Art Center copy lacks leaf C4 (final blank leaf). Bound in half calf and marbled boards.
Subject Terms:
Amer tracts -- 1743 (BEIN)
Bible. N.T. John XXI, 3 -- Sermons.
Dexter, Henry Martyn, 1821-1890 -- Autograph (BEIN)
Fishing -- Early works to 1800.
Recreation -- Religious aspects -- Early works to 1800.
Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1743.
Form/Genre:
Sermons -- New Hampshire -- Manschester -- 1739.
Sermons -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- 1743.
Contributors:
Atkinson, Theodore, 1697-1779, dedicatee.
Green, Timothy, 1703-1763, bookseller.
Kneeland, Samuel, 1697-1769, bookseller.
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