1845 SUNDAY SABBATH SCHOOL TEACHER'S MANUAL First Edition BOSTON
SABBATH SCHOOL TEACHER'S MANUAL; or, THE IMPORTANT OFFICE, and NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS and STUDIES of the TEACHER. By Rev. Bradford K. Peirce. Published by Waite, Peirce & Co. and Reid & Rand, BOSTON, 1845. First Edition, with the date 1845 on both the title and copyright page. Rare MANUAL for SUNDAY SCHOOL / SABBATH SCHOOL TEACHERS. Details what teachers need to know, what they should have read and studied, the importance of being holy in order to inspire holiness in what would otherwise be the lost souls of children, best techniques to avoid bored kids, etc. Small Format Hardcover Book, brown cloth covered boards, blind embossed framing on front and rear covers, gilt design on front cover, gilt titling and design on spine, 16mo., 3x4.5 inches, viii, 128 pages. GOOD condition, covers are rubbed, have wear to spine ends, and the spine gilt is faded; internally, there is a previous owner's signature dated 1846 on the front free endpaper, there is foxing, primarily to the first and last few pages, a dime size spot on the front pastedown, some spotting and occasional creases here and there, overall the inner pages are still tight, bright, clean and clear. SCARCE little NEW ENGLAND SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHING MANUAL from 1845. I wonder if the 1846 owner was such a teacher?