Errata in Cotton Mather"s Magnalia
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Published by Privately printed in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


  • Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728.

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Edition Notes

Statementby George W. Robinson.
LC ClassificationsF7 .M412
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p.
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL184655M
LC Control Numbera 43001051

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  Mather included an errata sheet in some of the copies sold in North America, but most copies remained uncorrected. Some of Mather’s critics took him to task for errors that were in fact the fault of his printer. From Mather’s Life of John Eliot, a description of Eliot’s Indian missions and the second edition of his Algonquin Bible.   Magnalia Christi Americana: or, The ecclesiastical history of New-England, from its first planting in the year unto the year of Our Lord, In seven books by Mather, Cotton, ; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, , former owner; Tufts, Cotton, , former ownerPages: Cotton Mather, Magnalia Christi Americana; or The Ecclesiastical History of New-England, vol. 1, Book 1, excerpts, Author: National Humanities Center Subject: Permanence, American Beginnings: Created Date: 4/24/ PMFile Size: KB. Magnalia Christi Americana. Despite the success of Mather's sermons and pamphlets during his lifetime, his most influential and enduring work has been his book, titled Magnalia Christi.

Cotton Mather was born on Febru and died on Febru Cotton Mather wrote more than books and pamphlets, and his literary works made him one of the most influential religious leaders in America. The most important of these, Magnalia Christi Americana (), comprises seven distinct books, many of which depict. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Cotton Mather (Mather, Cotton, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.. Mather, Cotton, Decennium Luctuosum: An History of Remarkable Occurrences, in the Long War, Which New-England Hath Had With the Indian Savages, From the Year to the Year (Boston: Printed by B. Green and J. . Books for college libraries Volume 1 of Magnalia Christi Americana, Lucius Franklin Robinson Volume 1 of Magnalia Christi Americana: Or, The Ecclesiastical History of New-England; from Its First Planting, in the Year , Unto the Year of Our Lord In Seven Books, Lucius Franklin Robinson: Author: Cotton Mather: Translated by: Lucius 4/5(3). Mather shipped his manuscript to England in and was given no chance to read proof: when he received the completed book two years later, he discovered numerous errors in the text and had a long errata list printed and distributed in Boston. These errors were not corrected in the two nineteenth-century editions of the work.

The errata, "which Mather caused to be printed here after he had received the book from England" (Church ), was printed well after the book and in America, and was originally printed on two leaves, with the recto of the first and the verso of the second leaf blank. Sabin MATHER, Cotton () Magnalia Christi Americana: or, the Ecclesiastical History of New-England, from its first planting in the year unto the year of our lord, In seven books. London: printed for Thomas Parkhurst, Folio. (12 1/4 x 7 7/8 inches). Divided into seven parts, each with sectional title. Text in two columns. When Cotton Mather's Magnalia Christi Americana was finally published in London in , the anxious historian set a day of thanksgiving to God, “ for His watchful and gracious Providence over that Work, and for the Harvest of so many Prayers, and Cares, and Tears, and Resignations.” From to , Mather had labored over the seven books of his immense ecclesiastical history of New.   Magnalia Christi americana or, The ecclesiastical history of New-England; from its first planting, in the year , unto the year of Our Lord In seven books by Cotton Mather. 0 Ratings 0 Want to read; 0 Currently reading; 0 Have read.