Title Child's Book, on Repentance; Designed, also for Older Persons.
Location Published 19TH-AM-NY-NY-ATS
Book Number 16062
GALLAUDET, THOMAS HOPKINS. The Child's Book, on Repentance; Designed, also for Older Persons. By Rev. T. H. Gallaudet, Late Principal of the American Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb. Published by the American Tract Society, No. 150 Nassau-Street, New-York. D. Fanshaw, Printer. (c1834). 9.1 x 15.2cm. Bound blue cloth spine with orange paper title label, starting to wear through cloth along front hinge, paper title label worn at edges with fine split vertically, marbled paper over boards, rubbed and scuffed some, spine ends consolidated with flexible book glue, light to medium foxing, two starts. Collation: engraved frontispiece, 1-126, 132. Pagination: frontispiece, (1) title, (1) copyright, -4 contents, -8 preface, -12 address to parents & teachers, -147 text, (1) blank. "The children, again and again, hear the duty of repentance and faith urged upon them. Unless they have the meaning of these terms explained in a way which is suited to their capacity,--but by going back to simple, elementary truths, and by illustrations, drawn from objects and events with which they are familiar,--how can they feel as they ought the obligations which are thus pressed upon them in the most solemn and affectionate manner?"--p.11, Address to Parents and Teachers. Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet (1787-1851) educator of the deaf.