Janeway, James. A Token for Children: complete, in two parts (1822)
Janeway, James. A Token for Children: complete, in two parts (1822)
Janeway, James. A Token for Children: complete, in two parts (1822)

Janeway, James. A Token for Children: complete, in two parts (1822)

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Janeway, James. A Token for Children: complete, in two parts. New-Haven: Published by A. H. Maltby & Co., Chapel-Street, 1822. [8671]

Cream paper spine with blue paper boards, narrow 13 cm (5 x 2 3/4 inches), lacking some of the backstrip and most of the paper from the back board, front boards wobbly. (i)-xvi, (17)-70, [2], title page (73), [1], (75)-150, (5) pp. publisher's adverts. Complete, text block tight, foxing. Good. Hardcover.

This book begins with instructions to parents and teachers, followed by Directions for Children. The book is comprised of examples of both good and bad children, and accounts of children at the point of death. All is intended to awaken the lost child and point them to Christ for their salvation. First published in 1676.

James Janeway, “a pious Nonconformist minister. Became student of Christ Church, Oxford, 1655. Became minister of a congregation at Rotherhithe. Died 1674.” – Darling.

“An English divine, was born in Hertfordshire, and educated at Christ Church, Oxford. In 1652 he left the State Church and set a dissenting congregation (Presbyterian) at Rotherhithe. He died in 1674. Besides a life of his brother John and his sermons, he published The Saint’s Encouragement (1675); Token for Children (1676); Heaven upon Earth (1677).