Isaac Watts-1st Ed.-A Short View of Scripture History!
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Sold Date: 02/22/2011
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
Welcome to Mike’s Bibles, Books and CoinsWe are pleased to be listing Bibles from the 1600’s to new Bibles just released. We also specialize in Sermons given by the great preachers; including Tyndale, Andrewes, Latimer, Wesley, Spurgeon, Newton, Moody and many more. We have quite a few Prayer Books, devotionals and Hymnbooks. We also have many commentaries, pastoral studies and many biographies. We will be listing many of the Christian classics; Pilgrim’s Progress, In His Steps, Saints Everlasting Rest to name a few. One of my favorite Christian authors is Isaac Watts and his Psalms and Hymns. Note: If there is a Theology, Christian Biography, or old Hymnbook that you need-let me know and I will see if I have it or can get it for you. We do list American and English coins-so please visit our store for your needs. Shipping: I do most shipping through the U.S. Postal Service. I do combine multiple purchases, so please let me know if you are bidding on more than one item. For sale- A First Edition Isaac Watts!!!!!! That's right-First Edition-1732 Printing A Short View of Scripture History With the original plates and drawings in the rear. 6 1/2" by 4" Leather/cloth. By Isaac Watts(see bio following) A Short View of the Whole Scripture History: with A Continuation of the Jewish Affairs from the Old Testament, till the Time of Christ; and An Account of the Chief Prophecies that relate to Him: Represented in a Way of Question and Answer' by I. Watts, D.D. Great Catechism for anyone wanting to know a basic Bible background. Condition: Good. 6.5x4. True First edition, published in 1732. Many later editions were published. Another of Watt's Classic Works!!!! A leather/cloth rebound volume-Center label is separate and will be included. The interior is suprisingly good, and the contents are set out in questions and answers. Three pull-out plates of the Tabernacle at rear of book. Original Title page, preface is incomplete-first 2 pages are missing or are covered with newspaper glued on. Main text area very good. 347+ pages. Table of contents follows with advertisements and explanation of plates in rear. The plates are original-2 have rips. Exterior covers and boards are tight. Remember-an obvious rebind. Please view the many photos. A great opportunity to buy a Watts 1st edition. Shipped insured and with delivery confirmation. God bless!!!! Isaac Watts From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search
Isaac Watts (17 July 1674 – 25 November 1748), is recognised as the "Father of English Hymnody", as he was the first prolific and popular English hymnwriter, credited with some 750 hymns . Many of his hymns remain in active use today and have been translated into many languages.Contents [hide ] 1 Life 2 Watts and hymnody 3 Significant cultural or contemporary impacts 4 Other works 5 Memorials 6 Works 6.1 Books 6.2 Hymns 7 See also 8 Notes 9 References 10 External links [ edit ] Life Statue of Isaac Watts in Southampton .
Born in Southampton , England ,in 1674, Watts was brought up in the home of a committed Nonconformist — his father, also Isaac Watts, had been incarcerated twice for his controversial views. At King Edward VI School (where one of the houses is now named "Watts" in his honour), he learned Latin, Greek and Hebrew.He displayed a propensity for rhyme at home, driving his parents to the point of distraction on many occasions with his verse. Once, he had to explain how he came to have his eyes open during prayers. A little mouse for want of stairs ran up a rope to say its prayers.
Receiving corporal punishment for this, he criedO father, father, pity take And I will no more verses make. [1 ]
Watts, unable to go to either Oxford or Cambridge on account of his non-conformity, went to the Dissenting Academy at Stoke Newington...
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