The Holy Bible Abridged and Illustrated in Worcester in 1796
The Holy Bible Abridged; or, The History of the Old and New Testament. Illustrated with Notes and Adorned with Cuts, for the Use of childrens [sic]. The Second Worcester Edition.
Worcester, [Mass.]: From the Press of Thomas, Son & Thomas, 1796. (Prothro B-318)
This 1796 edition of The Holy Bible Abridged is similar in textual content to the 1792 New York edition printed by William Durrell, but includes a different set of illustrations. On display are woodcuts of Christ restoring the widow’s son to life (Luke 7:11–18) and Christ stilling the tempest (Luke 8:41–56).
The Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Bible Collection