Two Short Catechisms, Mutually Connected; The Questions of the former being generally Supposed, and omitted in the latter. To which are now added, The Gospel Catechism, and Other Hymns for Children.

  • Brown, John
  • Edinburgh: Printed by J. Ritchie; and sold by Alex. Barrie 1797
  • ESTC N46526.


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12mo, pp. 72. Stitched as issued in blue sugar-paper wrappers. Spine covering chipped and worn. Ownership inscription of Willm. Lawson to title-page with motto ‘Dominus Providebit’.


A scarce devotional work for children, printed for Edinburgh English teacher Alexander Barrie, whose 'Collection of English Prose and Verse, for The use of Schools, Selected From Different Authors' had reached its 14th edition by 1800. Barrie published his own works and also appears as a seller in the imprint of a few other educational and devotional works printed by various Edinburgh firms, like this one. All of these are scarce, with this edition being recorded in 4 locations in ESTC: Edinburgh, Bodleian, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and Starr King School for the Ministry; a variant issue with an additional bookseller's name in the imprint is NLS only.

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