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Religious Tract Society

London

Daily Food for Christians. London: Religious Tract society, ca.1868. 2 5/8″ x 2 1/8″. Bright blue cloth.

Daily Prayers and Promises. 15th edition. London: The Religious Tract Society, [ca. 1835]. 2 5/8″ x 2 1/8″. Green leather cover with closure. Signed “Clarice Mercedes Crespell”. Printed by C. Whittingham. Welsh 2132, Bondy Cat. 63 (Nov. 1963) no. 285; 7 Gables Cat. 29 (Dec. 1961) no. 122, $5; Bondy List 54A (Oct. 1960) no. 23, $4.70 (“6th ed.”).

Gems of Sacred Poetry. 4th ed. London: Religious Tract Society, insc. 1834. 256 pp. 2 11/16″ x 2 3/8″. Inscription 1834. Bound in red leather with strap, gilt edges, gold stamping on spine, ills, blue endpapers. Welsh does not list 4th edition, but does list others at 2969.

Gems of Sacred Poetry. London: Religious Tract Society, [c. 1840]. [245pp]. 2 5/8″ x 2 1/4″. Brown leather. Gold stamped front cover, back cover, and spine. Gilt edges. Marbled endpapers. Gift of Carol Kapell in Memory of Pauline B. Deems. Welsh 2971.

Hebrew Lyrics Select Poems on Old Testament Subjects. London: Religious Tract Society, 1837. 252pp. 2 7/8″ x 2 1/4″. Blind stamped front and back cover. Gold stamped title and decorations on spine. Gilt edges. Gift of Carol Kapell in Memory of Pauline B. Deems. Welsh 3270.

The Little Library. London: Religious Tract Society, [ca. 1850?]. Pink paper-covered pamphlets that measure 2 7/16″ x 3 1/2″. Titles include: The Unhappy Boy Made Happy; The Plate of Cherries; The Name on the Rock; A Traveller’s Story; The Honest Cabin Boy; The Old Stable; Ragged Scholar’s Home Made Happy; The Mother’s Last Lesson; The Marys of the Bible; Charles Dwight, or, The Missionary’s Son; The Widow’s Lamp; Susan and Her Birthday; Do Not Forget To Pray; The Two Pictures; What Is Your Hope?; The Child and The Sparrow; The Rose Tree; Cobbler Pounds; The Shepherd and His Flock; Peter and Willy; The Lip of Truth; Now Is The Time!; The Two Rich Young Men; Peep Into a School; The Bible-Printers; Weeds and Flowers; Little Rachel; Join In Search of A Place; Nayah, the Little Hindoo Convert; The Good Sunday Scholars; The Little Flower-Gatherer; and The Gold Mine.

Small Rain Upon the Tender Herb. London: Religious Tract Society, n.d. 1 1/8″ x 1″. Tenth Edition. Red leather, with flap. Gilt edges. Welsh 6425.

Small Rain Upon the Tender Herb. London: Religious Tract Society, n.d. 1 1/4″ x 1″. Nineteenth Edition. Red leather, with flap. Gilt edges. Welsh 6433.

Thoughts Among the Flowers. London: The Religious Tract Society, New York: J.S. Redfield, Clinton Hall Bookstore, 1845. 139pp. 4 1/2″ x 3″. Blind stamped front and back cover. Gold stamped decorations and title on spine. Edges gilt. Gift of Carol Kapell in Memory of Pauline B. Deems. Not listed in the Welsh bibliography.