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Bible. -- O.T. -- Psalms. -- Paraphrases -- Bay Psalm book, Bay Psalm
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The volume was the Bay Psalm Book--a literary monument of the cultural and religious aspirations of the early settlers of the country.

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The work, entitled The Whole Booke of Palsmes Faithfully Translated into English Metre, was published in seventeen hundred copies, of which only eleven survive--five complete and the others lacking a varying.

Get this from a library. The enigma of the Bay Psalm book. [Zoltán Haraszti] -- An examination of the first book ever written and printed in America after the Puritans of arrived at Massachusetts Bay ().

The volume [is] an expression of the colony's own brand of. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

Librivox Free Audiobook. Chess Study Podcast Atlas Shrugged Out Loud Ozymandias of Egypt by SHELLEY. The Enigma of the Bay Psalm Book will provide an historical overview prior to the presentation of the actual text with its subsequent Notes on the Reproduction of the original material.

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About this Book Catalog Record Details. The enigma of the Bay Psalm book / by Zoltán Haraszti. Haraszti, Zoltán, View full catalog record. 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 particularly polished, and none has remained in use, although some of the tunes to which they were sung have survived (for instance, "Old th").

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.

The Bay Psalm book: being a facsimile reprint of the first edition, printed by Stephen Daye at Cambridge, in New England in by Eames, Wilberforce, Publication date Topics Bible, Psalters, Hymns, English Publisher New York: Prepared for the New England Society in. The Bay Psalm book.

-- Accompanied by a companion volume "The enigma of the Bay Psalm book" by Zoltan Haraszti, shelved in slip-case. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create.

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The Bay Psalm Book was printed just 20 years after the Pilgrims' arrival and remained in use for well over a century. This facsimile of the rare original edition includes a companion volume, The Enigma of the Bay Psalm Book, which offers an academic study of the psalter's history and contents.

Both books are presented in a single hardcover volume. 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 insome 18 years after the first English settlers landed at Plymouth Rock.

A London printer, Stephen Daye, came with the press and established a printing office in Cambridge. Title: The Bay Psalm Book, Facimile of the First Edition ofwith a Companion Volume, the Enigma of the Bay Psalm Book.

Two Volumes in Slipcase. Author Name: Categories: Other, Publisher: University of Chicago Press: Binding: Hardcover lbs: lbs Seller ID: The Enigma of the Bay Psalm Book By Zoltán Haraszti University of Chicago Press, Read preview Overview.

The Psalms through Three Thousand Years: Prayerbook of a Cloud of Witnesses By William L. Holladay Fortress Press, Read preview Overview.

The Psalms. The Bay Psalm Book, in its later editions with the addition of tunes, gave rise to the issue of participation in church singing, which in turn allowed Harvard-trained reformers to step in and.

The Bay Psalms Set: This facsimile set is a recreation of the original and the Enigma edition of the historical significance of the Bay Psalms and the printed movement in America. This set has been bound in beautiful color toned calfskin leather or Elmo leather with gold foiled lettering, raised bands, marbleized end pages, and the.

The Bay Psalm Book, as it is known, is essentially sacred text to be sung during the liturgy. A committee of thirty learned elders, including John Cotton, Richard Mather, and John Eliot, set about the task of creating a new translation of the Hebrew psalms into. The Bay Psalm Book renditions of Psalm 1 and Psalm 23 suggest that the translators did what.

m 8 or 6. How many syllables does each of the lines in The Bay Shore Book have. Rhode Island. Roger Williams started a colony in what present-day state after he left the Bay Colony. Bay Psalm Book, common hymnal of the Massachusetts Bay colony.

Written by Richard Mather, John Eliot, and Thomas Weld, it was published in at Cambridge as The Whole Book of Psalms Faithfully Translated into English Metre. Zoltan Haraszti, The Enigma of the Bay Psalm Book (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ) is among the major studies.

Haraszti does not acknowledge Richard Appel's studies of the book under discussion here, curiously, since the two were then working next door to each other at the Boston Public Library. Bay Psalm Book, common hymnal of the Massachusetts Bay colony.

Written by Richard Mather Mather, Richard, –, British Puritan clergyman in North America, b. Lancashire, E. The first book printed in British North America, commonly known as the Bay Psalm book.

Translated by Richard Mather, John Eliot, and Thomas Weld, among others. The preface is possibly by Mather, but could be by John Cotton. Zoltan Haraszti, The enigma of the Bay Psalm book,p. Printed at the press in Cambridge, Mass., supervised by Stephen Day (variously Daye).

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 Bay Psalm Book is a very important piece of history. It was both the first book printed in the Colonies and it was also the first book entirely written in the Colonies.

When one considers the difficulties of mere existence during this time, a mere 20 years after the first arrivals in Plymouth inthe magnitude of the effort and. The Bay Psalm Book, printed in Cambridge, Massachusetts, by Stephen Daye inwas the first book printed by the newly established Cambridge press.

Also well worth consulting is Zoltán Haraszti’s The Enigma of the Bay Psalm Book (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ), which was published to accompany a Bay Psalm Book facsimile.

The literature on the Bay Psaln Book is vast. Zoltan Haraszti, The Enigma of the Bay Psalm Book (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ) is among the major studies.

Haraszti does not acknowledge Richard Appel's studies of the book under discussion here. The Bay Psalm Book, as it has come to be known, consists of a substantial introduction summarizing the creators’ philosophy and intentions, followed by translations of the Psalms rendered into meter, enabling them to be sung to well-known tunes of the day.

The psaltery. The Bay Psalm Book Murder book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When a librarian is found dead with a rare volume in his h /5(4).

The prominence of The Bay Psalm Book was dramatized with impressive force when, in January,a copy was sold in New York for $, the highest price until then ever paid anywhere for a book sold at a public auction.

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At the time this was also the highest price paid anywhere for a book in the English language. The first book printed in British North America, commonly known as the Bay Psalm book.

Translated by Richard Mather, John Eliot, and Thomas Weld, among others. The preface is possibly by Mather, but could be by John Cotton. Cf. Zoltan Haraszti, The enigma of the Bay Psalm book,p. 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.Quire Cleveland under Artistic Director Ross W. Duffin, singing at Historic St. Peter's Church in downtown Cleveland, April 6, The earliest version of.