Item #1813 Catechism; or, Compendium of Christian Doctrine and Practice. D. D. BALDWIN, Thomas.
Catechism; or, Compendium of Christian Doctrine and Practice
Catechism; or, Compendium of Christian Doctrine and Practice
Catechism; or, Compendium of Christian Doctrine and Practice

Catechism; or, Compendium of Christian Doctrine and Practice

Boston: New England Sabbath School Union, 79 Cornhill, 1845. Wraps. [CHAPBOOK] [JUVENILE] [RELIGION]. Cover title: Dr. Baldwin’s Catechism., Boston: New England Sabbath School Union, 79 Cornhill.
24mo (5 5/8” x 3 5/8”); 36pp; stiff green wrapper, title and imprint on front within a decorative border and vignette of a child holding a book and a church steeple in the distance; rear wrapper publisher’s ad for “Question Books”; title page has ownership in neat ink above the title “Margaret Duncan Trowbridge, from her Grandmother M.D. Baldwin 1850”; crease to front wrapper and light hand-soiling, chipping of wrapper spine and separation at fold, binding tight; very good minus. OCLC locates 5 copies from this year, including at AAS. Very good. Item #1813

A question-and-answer style catechism book meant to be studied and memorized for religious instruction in churches. Following the catechism are 5 pages of hymns without music, the Lord’s Prayer, and four short prayers in rhyme.

The ownership recorded on the title page, “Margaret Duncan Trowbridge, from her Grandmother M.D. Baldwin 1850,” agrees with the genealogy recorded in the Vital Records of Cambridge, Mass. to the Year 1850, Vol. 1 Births by Thomas W. Baldwin of the New England Historical Genealogical Society, published Boston 1914.

Price: $125.00

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