Bible comprehensive complete 1832 lovely large leather family Bible w/ lllustrationsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Comprehensive Bible: Containing the Old and New Testament, According to the Authorized Version, with the Various Readings and Marginal Notes Usually Printed Therewith: A General Introduction.
Published 1832-4, Hartford, Connecticut by Andrus & Judd.
1,460 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontispiece protected by original tissue guards.
Monumental period full leather binding, raised bands, gilt compartment decorations and title lettering, gilt ruled cover decorations, all edges and turn ins gilt, beautiful marbled end papers. Woodcut illustrations throughout, engraved frontis plates.
Front joint cracking but cover still strongly and firmly attached. Binding scuffed and rubbed but gilt remains bright, overall a very pleasing looking book.
Text block remains clean, tight, and sound, some light to moderate age spotting throughout.
Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Book measures: 11 1/4" H X 8 1/2" W.