6 edition of List of Editions of the Bay Psalm or New England Version of the Psalms/2 Volumes in 1 (Burt Franklin bibliography & reference series, 473. Philosophy and religious history monographs, 122) found in the catalog.
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The Bay Psalm Book was eagerly welcomed by the churches for which it had been prepared. Seventeen hundred copies were printed in the first edition, of which twelve survive, only three in perfect condition. A second edition, of which only two copies survive, appeared in But while the book met with general. Context and Background of the Psalms. Psalms, Psalter (Greek), Tehillim (Hebrew word for “praises”)—whichever title we use, the meaning is essentially the same. These prayers and praises were written for the people of Israel. David introduced the use of Psalms for temple praise in 1 .
The Bay Psalm Book, as this work is commonly known, is the first book printed in British North America. The Reverend Jesse Glover imported the first printing press to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in , some 18 years after the first English settlers landed at Plymouth Rating: % positive. BAY PSALM BOOK. Popular title of the first book produced by English-speaking American authors on a British-North American press; published by Stephen Day(e) in Cambridge, Mass., , under the official title of The Whole Booke of Psalmes Faithfully Translated into English Metre. This psalter was a new translation begun in by a group of Puritan divines — Richard Mather, John Eliot, and.
The Cambridge, Massachusetts, Whole Booke of Psalmes, or “Bay Psalm Book”: the first book printed in British America, the first book written in British America, and the first book printed in English in the New World. The Bay Psalm Book is a religious and cultural manifesto of the Puritan Fathers and a towering icon of the founding of the United States. Provided to YouTube by NAXOS of America The Bay Book of Psalmes: Psalm 1 Gregg Smith Singers Ainsworth, H.: Bay Book of Psalmes (The) .
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A list of editions of the Bay Psalm book or New England version of the Psalms. Psalm book, printed by S. Daye at Cambridge in New England in View all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with /a> \" New ed., with a facsim.
reprint of the 1st ed. of the Bay Psalm book, printed by S. Daye at Cambridge. This revision was the basis for all subsequent editions, and was popularly known as the New England Psalter or New England Version. The ninth edition (), the first to contain music, included 13 tunes from John Playford 's A Breefe Introduction to the Skill of Musick (London, ).
Bay Psalm Book, (), perhaps the oldest book now in existence that was published in British North America. It was prepared by Puritan leaders of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
Printed in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on a press set up by Stephen Day, it included a dissertation on the lawfulness and. Bay Psalm Book Last updated Ma Title page of the copy of the Bay Psalm Book held by the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. The Bay Psalm Book is a metrical Psalter, first printed in in Cambridge, was the first book printed in British North America.
  The Psalms in it are metrical translations into English. The translations are not. The Bay Psalm Book was the first book to be printed in North America, twenty years after the arrival of the Pilgrims in Massachusetts.
Today, only eleven copies are still in existence and fetch as much as fourteen million dollars at auction, making it also the most expensive book in the world.5/5(4).
The Whole Book of Psalms v1_The Whole Book of Psalms 2 January Page /9:;PSALM xCiii, xCiv. more strong then waves of sea:) Thy words most sure: Lord, holines becomes thine house for Size: KB. The psalm book, written and printed by the Puritans of Massachusetts Bay Colony inwas designed to allow a whole congregation to sing psalms together in church and at home.
Neither Cotton's essay nor the poems have been attended to by modern critics: the psalter has been generally treated as a simple "text" of antiquarian interest only. This banner text can have markup.
web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. The New England Primer, facsimile of edition with historical essay,rpt., Zoltan Haraszti, The Enigma of the Bay Psalm Book, C.
Heartman, The New England Primer,Second edition, R.R. Bowker, Clifton Johnson, Old. Full text of "The Bay Psalm book: being a facsimile reprint of the first edition, printed by Stephen Daye at Cambridge, in New England in " See other formats.
The Bay Psalm Book was the first English book printed in America before America became an independent nation from 20 years after the Pilgrims landed. The copy I purchased was originally from the Boston Mass area and was bought around before it ended up in a library. So it is a vintage facsimile. Very by: 2.
The Bay Psalm Book was the first book to be printed in North America, twenty years after the arrival of the Pilgrims in Massachusetts. Today, only eleven copies are still in existence and fetch as much as fourteen million dollars at auction, making it also the most expensive book in the world/5(3).
The first book written and printed in the New World, The Bay Psalm Book holds a unique place in our cultural and religious history. Richard Mather and a group of his fellow New England clergy transcribed biblical psalms into metered verse/5(10).
A Literal Reprint of the Bay Psalm Book Being the Earliest New England Version of the Psalms and the First Book Printed in America (Fifty Copies for Subscribers) Cambridge Printed [at the Riverside Press] for Charles B. Richardson New York vii pp., psalms () leaves, list of subscribers (2) pp.
By the first century a.d. it was referred to as the "Book of Psalms" (Lk ; Ac ). At that time Psalms appears also to have been used as a title for the entire section of the Hebrew OT canon more commonly known as the "Writings" (see Lk and note).
Many collections preceded this final compilation of the Psalms. The Book of Psalms, commonly referred to simply as Psalms or "the Psalms", is the first book of the Ketuvim ("Writings"), the third section of the Hebrew Bible, and a book of the Christian Old.
Bay Psalm Book. Being a Facsimile Reprint. Of the. First Edition, Printed by Stephen Daye. At Cambridge, in New England. In 1, copies printed by.
Dodd, Mead & Co., pages - Bonus – Collection of. Psalms and Hymns. For the Sanctuary. James Munroe and Co., pages, indexed, searchable - Bonus #2 – Hymns of Seller Rating: % positive. Bay Psalm Book: First Edition It was the first book printed in English in the Americas and is considered one of the most historic volumes in American religious history.
The Bay Psalm Book. The New England Psalm Book received wide acceptance in both the Colonies (at least 25 editions) and abroad in England (seventeen editions) and Scotland (nine editions). We are keeping our eyes open for an opportunity to obtain a copy of this edited edition, but so far the only one we have located costs $, which is far beyond our budget.
Bay Psalm Book Video The first edition of the Bay Psalm Book was one of the first books ever printed in the colonies and was a starting point in the forming of the Puritan colony.
While any edition of the book is rare, the first edition has fetched nearly $14 million at auction. The Singing of Psalmes, though it breath forth nothing but holy harmony, and melody: yet such is the subtilty of the enemie, and the enmity of our nature againʃ+t the Lord, & his wayes, that our hearts can finde matter of discord in his harmony, and crotchets of division in this holy melody.-for- There have been three queʃ+tiõs especially ʃ+tirrĩg cõcerning singing.The story of the Bay Psalm Book begins in England, with a band of Separatists who desired the ability to worship God in the way they wanted to.
This band would leave England, and the Church of England, to find temporary residence in Holland before setting sail for the New World. Zoltán Haraszti, author of The Enigma of the Bay Psalm Book, is an authority on the library of John Adams and a Guggenheim Fellow. He served as keeper of rare books and editor of publications at the Boston Public Library, where one of the rare first editions of The Bay Psalm Book resides.
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