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The Choicest Passages of God's Word
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also known as "Bible Symbols"
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Martha van Marter
- Statements of responsibility: Full publication statement on the title page is as follows: The Choicest Passages of God's Word put in the Fascinating Garb of Pictures by Frank Beard and others. Text Prepared and Arranged by Martha Van Marter, Author of "the Primary Teacher," and for over Twenty Years Editor of Primary Sunday School Helps. Published by The John A. Hertel Co. (formerly Hertel, Jenkins & Co.).
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The first edition of the book was prepared and arranged by Martha Van Marter in 1908 and published by Hertel, Jenkins Co., Chicago. The edition held by the church needs to be confirmed.
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- Hertel, Jenkins Co.
- Chicago, Illinois
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1 publication, 182 pages, 23.5 x 16 cm
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The publication forms part of the collection of bibles, service books, and religious publications collected by the church over the years and brought together by St. Peter's Cathedral Archives volunteers. The original accession number, now used as a locator, is 090935.
Scope and content
The publication presented bible symbols, "designed and arranged to stimulate a greater interest in the study of the Bible by both young and old." The bible is inscribed "L. J. MacPherson".
The front cover is detached, spine is in very poor condition.
Immediate source of acquisition
The publication was donated to the church by Marjorie Vessey in 2012.
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LOCATION: SPCA PUBLICATIONS BOX B3 090935
Marjorie Vessey states: Laughlin John MacPherson was my paternal grandfather. He died in 1932. On an inner page he lists names of his four children with birthdates. "Harvie" was my father." Above the names text states: L.J. E. M. married on 2nd Jan 1895.