Holy Bible Old & New Testaments 1860 Civil War Era large leather bound bibleBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Leather Book Bindings, Religion, Christianity, Old Testament, New Testament).
The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments.
Published 1860, New York by the American Bible Society.
1,213 [1,214] pages. Text in English.
Period full leather binding, slightly raised bands, gilt tile lettering, elaborate embossed cover designs.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound, light rubbing and minor scuffing, short split at base of rear joint. Book still well bound, covers firmly attached.
Text block remains overall clean, and displays a pleasing age patina.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 10 1/2" H x 7" W.