Family Bible 1847 huge lovely gilt leather book w/ wood engravings very niceBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the Original Tongues, and With the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised. With Canne's Marginal Notes and References. Together with the Apocrypha . To Which are Added an Index: An Alphabetical Table of all the Names in the Old and New Testaments, with Their Significations; also Tables of Scripture Weights, Measures, and Coins.
Published 1847, Cooperstown, New York by H. & E. Phinney.
767 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontispiece. Contains numerous full page wood engravings.
Lovely period full leather binding, slightly raised bands, gilt compartment decorations, decoratively patterned embossed cover decorations.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound, leather is supple, covers remain firmly attached. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, with light to moderate age spotting throughout. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
A lovely bright family Bible of this era, nicer than typical condition overall.
Book measures: 11 1/4" H X 9 1/4" W.