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PSALMS
[Bible. O.T. Psalms. English. Sternhold and Hopkins. 1730]
The whole book of Psalms, collected into English metre, by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, and others. Conferr'd with the Hebrew. Set forth and allowed to be sung in all churches, of all the people together, before and after morning and evening prayer, and also before and after sermons; and moreover, in private houses, for their Godly solace and comfort: laying apart all ungodly songs and ballads, which tend only to the nourishing of vice, and corrupting of youth.
London: printed by J. Humfreys, for the Company of Stationers, 1730.
[84] p. ; 16.6 cm. (8º)

Signatures: A--K4 L2. ESTC t88850.

Copy Notes Both copies bound (3) as issued with The book of common prayer, 1731 (q.v.), and The Holy Bible, 1730 (q.v.).
Copy 2: 16.3 cm. Inscribed in ink on final page of the 'Gloria' John Soan & Martha / Marcy was married / July 4th. 1738; also scribbling. Final page inscribed in ink Miss Soa [sic] with further scribbling.

Binding Copy 1: C18th black goatskin, gilt-tooled borders, corner-pieces and central lozenge, gilt-tooled spine compartments without spine-label or lettering, gilt edges.
Copy 2: C18th plain sprinkled calf, blind-ruled spine, without spine-label or lettering.

Reference Number 4834


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