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Title
[The vvhole booke of Psalmes faithfully translated into English metre. Whereunto is prefixed a discourse declaring not only the lawfullnes, but also the necessity of the heavenly ordinance of singing Scripture Psalmes in the churches of God] ...
Other Title
Bay Psalm book
Whole Booke of Psalmes ...
Contributor Names
Cotton, John, 1584-1652.
Mather, Richard, 1596-1669.
Eliot, John, 1604-1690.
Weld, Thomas, 1590?-1662.
Day, Stephen, 1594?-1668, printer.
Day, Matthew, -1649, printer.
Van Sinderen, Adrian, 1887-1963, former owner.
American Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[Cambridge, Mass.] : Imprinted [by S. Daye, 1640]
Subject Headings
-  Bible.--Psalms--Paraphrases, English
-  Music in churches
-  Psalmody
-  United States--Massachusetts--Cambridge
Notes
-  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, 1956, p. 12-27.
-  Printed at the press in Cambridge, Mass., supervised by Stephen Day (variously Daye). Day's son Matthew may have been responsible for the actual printing. Cf. ESTC.
-  Title from the Bay Psalm book, a facsim, reprint of the first ed. of 1640 [Chicago, 1956].
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Evans 4
-  ESTC (RLIN) W15144
-  NUC pre-1956 NBi 0026282
-  "Faults escaped in printing."--p. [295].
-  LC copy is the Van Sinderen copy, described in the Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress, v. 24, 1967, p. 186-[187], 204-205; see also Zoltán Haraszti, The enigma of the Bay Psalm book [Chicago, 1956] chapter X.
-  LC copy imperfect: t.p. and 18 leaves wanting.
-  LC copy accompanied by envelope containing related clippings, photocopies, and notes related to LC's copy, ca. 35 items.
-  LC copy not examined, vj23 2006-12-12
Medium
[296] p. ; 19 cm. (4to)
Call Number/Physical Location
BS1440 .B4 1640
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/americanimprint.02405
Library of Congress Control Number
71002405
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Description
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, 1956, p. 12-27. Printed at the press in Cambridge, Mass., supervised by Stephen Day (variously Daye). Day's son Matthew may have been responsible for the actual printing. Cf. ESTC. Title from the Bay Psalm book, a facsim, reprint of the first ed. of 1640 [Chicago, 1956]. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Evans 4 ESTC (RLIN) W15144 NUC pre-1956 NBi 0026282 "Faults escaped in printing."--p. [295]. LC copy is the Van Sinderen copy, described in the Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress, v. 24, 1967, p. 186-[187], 204-205; see also Zoltán Haraszti, The enigma of the Bay Psalm book [Chicago, 1956] chapter X. LC copy imperfect: t.p. and 18 leaves wanting. LC copy accompanied by envelope containing related clippings, photocopies, and notes related to LC's copy, ca. 35 items. LC copy not examined, vj23 2006-12-12
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Chicago citation style:

Cotton, John, Richard Mather, John Eliot, Thomas Weld, Stephen Day, Matthew Day, Adrian Van Sinderen, and American Imprint Collection. The vvhole booke of Psalmes faithfully translated into English metre. Whereunto is prefixed a discourse declaring not only the lawfullnes, but also the necessity of the heavenly ordinance of singing Scripture Psalmes in the churches of God. [Cambridge, Mass.: Imprinted by S. Daye, 1640] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/71002405/.

APA citation style:

Cotton, J., Mather, R., Eliot, J., Weld, T., Day, S., Day, M. [...] American Imprint Collection. (1640) The vvhole booke of Psalmes faithfully translated into English metre. Whereunto is prefixed a discourse declaring not only the lawfullnes, but also the necessity of the heavenly ordinance of singing Scripture Psalmes in the churches of God. [Cambridge, Mass.: Imprinted by S. Daye] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/71002405/.

MLA citation style:

Cotton, John, et al. The vvhole booke of Psalmes faithfully translated into English metre. Whereunto is prefixed a discourse declaring not only the lawfullnes, but also the necessity of the heavenly ordinance of singing Scripture Psalmes in the churches of God. [Cambridge, Mass.: Imprinted by S. Daye, 1640] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/71002405/>.